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Rattle (one of two); plaited from palm fibre; in the form of bird; undyed and green palm fibre wrapped around wooden stick for handle; bird with two wings and tail plaited of undyed, green and purple palm fibre mounted on end of handle; coloured feathers on head, wings and tail.

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    British Museum
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