Rattle

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40586
Item name
Rattle 
Category
Sound
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Bertha Kamit  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province > Gazelle District > Ralalar village
Map
Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Seed pod; nylon
Dimensions
H: 120 mm W: 100 mm L: D: 60 mm Circum:

Description

Seed pod rattle bound with pale blue fishing line. Five whole seeds; attached by hole drilled in top of each seed; line is knotted inside seed and tied at top.

Research notes

Made by Bertha who was living with Kathleen Carman at the Taliligap government agricultural station near Ralalar village. Worn on the ankle for dancing [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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