Rattle

About this object

Cultural context

ceremonial

Physical description

Brown wood rattle consisting of two angular pieces put together, each with a semi-cylindrical handle, creating a full copper-shaped rattle nailed together. On one side, there is a face on the upper portion with black eyes surrounded by a green area, red nostrils, an open red mouth with twelve plain teeth, and green dashes around the top of the mouth. The lower portion is divided into two vertically bisymmetrical halves by black with red, green, and black upward pointing diagonal lines at either side. The other side is black.