Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Rattle, 19th century
    Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida
    Wood, pigment; Overall: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
    The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889 (89.4.647)

    This raven rattle depicts a perched bird with wings outstretched toward its front. This is an unusual representation of the raven on a rattle and more typical of the way it would be depicted on a memorial (or totem) pole.

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  • Rattle, 19th century
    Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida
    Wood, pigment; Overall: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
    The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889 (89.4.647)


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