Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Wilson Lalashona
  • rattle, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • gourd, wood, string, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 30 x 9 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6021

The rattle has an oblong and slightly curved head and a straight handle. The head is red-brown and the handle is white with a white string through the end of the handle.