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This instrument was collected in the field by Diana Powell-Cotton. It is a raft rattle made of two panels of porcupine quill and cornstalk bound together with plaited cotton twine, having small white seeds inside. The panels are framed with bamboo.

  • Culture:Bajuni
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:112.1 Shaken idiophones or rattles
  • Repository:Powell-Cotton Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 210mm; Width: 145mm; Depth: 22mm