Shekere

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Object

Rattle

Title

Shekere

Material

Botanic products
Gourd
Chord / string / thread

Dimensions

Length (Whole): 330mm
Girth (Whole): 560mm

Description

Rattle made of an egg shaped gourd vessel which reduces into a small handle. Egg shaped part of hte body is covered with a net of red textile strings and miniature mussels or seeds.

Associated place

Nigeria

Object number

2000.20

On display?

No

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