FMNH 5874.nosub[1]

  • The Cuna Indians
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Yarn head band. Hall 8, Case 3. The Cuna Indians, Farmers and Fisherman. Installed November 1956. Display or exhibit case.
  • Farmers and Fisherman
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Gourd Rattle with deer bone handle. The Cuna Indians. Farmers and Fishermen. Left half of exhibit screen. Hall 8 Case 3. Installed November 1956
  • Farmers and Fisherman
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Gourd Rattle with deer bone handle and fiber. The Cuna Indians. Farmers and Fishermen. Hall 8 Case 3. Installed November 1956
Catalog Number: 5874.nosub[1]
Description: rattle
Materials: gourd, bone, fiber
Cultural Attribution: Kuna (Cuna)
Locality: North America, Panamá, San Blas Islands, Kuna Yala
Accession Number: [1306] G. L. Fitz-William (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: North America
Country: Panamá
Province/State: Kuna Yala
Collector/Source: G. L. Fitz-William, G. L. Fitz-William
EMu IRN: 1289305
GUID: 91caff6b-62b1-4410-8e81-97887da25180

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