rattle / leg-ornament
Rattle, man's ornament (upper leg) made of tortoise shell (carapace), feathers, wood, string.
- Length: 30 centimetres
- Width: 17 centimetres
Donor, R.G.Pettiward collected these objects on an expedition to find the missing explorer Col.Percy Fawcett who disappeared in 1925 while crossing a tributary of the Amazon. Eth Doc 1359 contains newspaper cuttings of the search expeditions
Not on display
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA17220
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