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one of a set of hooves for a leg rattle
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • one of a set of hooves for a leg rattle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • hoof
  • Object Height/Width: largest 5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: largest 1 15/16 x 1 3/8 in
    Object Height/Width: smallest 2.5 x 2 cm
    Object Height/Width: smallest 1 x 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5545.08

This is one of a set of thirteen dark brown hooves, some are larger than others. They are not currently strung together but are numbered according to size. 2007.5545.01 is the largest and 2007.5545.13 is the smallest.