Rattle

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40562
Item name
Rattle 
Category
Sound
 
Indigenous name
Bungu’isii (Kwaio language)  
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Province > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
Map
Collector
Mrs Jean and Mr Russell Herbert 
Acquisition date
September 02, 2011 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Jean Herbert 
Raw material
Wood, coconut; seeds, mumu (Planchonella sp.); twine
Dimensions
H: 210 mm W: 60 mm L: D: 20 mm Circum:

Description

Rattle, dark brown coconut handle bound with twine at one end, four groups of mumu seeds attached.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition ‘Solomon Islands: Re-enchantment and the Colonial Shadow’, a scholarly project curated by Diana Young in collaboration with research consultants Graham Baines, Annie Ross, Clive Moore and David Akin, August 2016 – June 2017.

Purchased in 1980 from Solomon Islands Artefacts in Honiara, a business selling custom money, artefacts, coins and stamps, run by M. Kelesi and M. Clark in 1982 [Jean Herbert catalogue notes].

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