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Rattle (one of two); plaited from palm fibre; in the form of bird; handle consists of bundle of palm fibres wrapped in fibre; bird body plaited square with unidentified object inside to make rattling noise, fuchsia and purple plaited wings, wickerwork tail of purple, fuchsia, yellow and undyed palm fibre.

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    British Museum
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