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

warning

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.