Showing results

Hide images


Rattle, made of papier mâché, in the form of a skull mounted on wooden stick; skull painted white with black markings, fuchsia eye sockets; "bulls-eye" design painted on back of head, from outside in: fuchsia, dark green, light green, fuchsia; "bulls-eye" area varnished. Inspired by Day of the Dead Festival.

  • Maker:
  • Collection:
    British Museum
  • Inventory number:
  • Place of production:
  • Culture:
  • Period:
  • Materials:
  • Specific materials/techniques:
  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:
  • Repository:British Museum