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Rattle, of alder or maple wood, carved in five parts: the body of the rattle, with the belly sliced away to be hollowed out for the rattle, and two wings, and a tail, glued on. The bird is Thunderbird-like, with a second, possibly hawk, on the belly, the beak being a separate piece of wood glued on. The rattle is painted black and red in rather archaic formline designs, with no secondary carving of details. The handle has either been deliberately darkened, or darkened in use. It is signed 'Andrew Beans March 30 1981'

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