Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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deer toe ankle rattle
  • United States
  • deer toe ankle rattle, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • deer hoof, plant fiber, cotton
  • Object Height/Width: 12 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1523

The deer hooves are stuffed with cotton cloth and strung together with a cord of twisted plant fiber.