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  • Title Shaker Rattle
  • Category Utilitarian
  • Medium Stick with two monkey tree pods
  • Dimensions 31"h
  • Year Completed Undated
  • Notes Shakers are commonly found in Southern Africa and made from the dried fruits of the spiny monkey orange tree. Seeds are inserted into the dry shells to give the shaker its characteristic sound. Because of its simple and tactile quality, the rattle can be used by people of all ages, including children.
  • Artist Zambia
  • Credit John and Janet Yoder Collection
  • Location Library Art Storage G11
  • Accession Number 2022.0181
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