Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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leg rattle
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • leg rattle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cloth, leather, buckskin, hoof
  • Object Height/Width: 15 x 31 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 7/8 x 12 3/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5544

The strip of pink cloth has small red pears and leaves regularly spaced. The strip tapers at either end with a narrow strip to tie at each end. There are buckskin and leather fringes along the botton edge, each with a dark brown hoof.