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This instrument was collected in the field by Percy Horace Gordon Powell-Cotton, and is associated with a Kaka tribe. It is a basketry hand rattle made of woven rattan and vine throughout (vessel and handle), containing dried seed pods.

  • Culture:Mfumte
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:112.13 Vessel rattles
  • Repository:Powell-Cotton Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 295mm; Diameter: 140mm