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Gourd Rattle

Artist/Maker: Fante people (Ghana)

Date: collected between 1960-1973
Medium: gourd, beads and cotton
Overall: 15 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. (39.1 x 19.1 cm)
Classification: Musical Instruments
Credit Line: Gift of Professor and Mrs. Robert R. Ferens
Object number: 91.0127
DescriptionGourds are used for various instruments besides rattles; they can be employed as drums, trumpets, and resonating chambers for xylophones and lutes.
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