Rattle. Aleutians.

Rattle
Collection MAE RAS: № 2867-34
Image ID: 1241858515
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2867-34
Title:
Rattle
Ethnicity:
Aleutians
Place:
USA , Russian America
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, The Aleutian Islands, The Fox Islands, Unalaska island
Date:
mid-to-late 18th cent.
Collector:
Billings Joseph, English mariner in Russian service, leader of the Northeastern Geographical Expedition (1785-1794) for exploration of the North Pacific
Expedition:
(1785-1794)
Materials:
wood, paint, puffin beaks, sinew
Dimensions:
diameter 34.5 cm, width of rods 1.7 cm.