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  • Title Shaker Rattle
  • Category Utilitarian
  • Medium Dried fruit of the Spiny Monkey orange tree, string, and sticks
  • Dimensions 6.5"h x 4.5"w
  • Year Completed Undated
  • Notes This shaker is commonly found in southern Africa and is 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 H4
  • Accession Number 2022.0189
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