Dog Collar Rattle

About this object

History of use

Tied on dog's neck so that noise will warn chickens and other potential victims of its approach.

Cultural context


Physical description

A dog collar of heavy rattan, tied into a knot. From it, there are suspended four rattan loops, of a doubled length approximately 6 cm. The ends of each loop are threaded through a hole in a seed pod. The four seed pods are irregular in shape, approximately 5 cm. long and 3 cm. thick and hollow with a rough veined surface. A section of each has been cut out.