Shaman's rattle (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Haida
Collector
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914
Previous owner
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914
Seller/source
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914
Object Name
Shaman's rattle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Wood, paint, cotton cloth, spruce root, twine/string
Techniques
Carved, incised, painted, aboriginally repaired
Dimensions
31 x 14 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Place
Clue (Tanu, Tlanú, Kloo); North Coast Regional District (Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District); British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)
Island Name
Tanu Island
Date created
circa 1850
Collection History
Collected between 1874 and 1894 by Reverend Thomas Crosby (1840-1914, an English missionary who worked with North Pacific Coast peoples from 1863 to about 1900); purchased by George Heye from Reverend Crosby in 1908.
Catalog Number
1/8027
Barcode
018027.000
See related items
Haida
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Northwest Coast
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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