Rare Grouse Form Rattle Makah Circa 1890.
Provenance: Important Private Collection Vancouver
Maple wood, pigments, cordage.
A very elegant rare Makah grouse form dance rattle circa 1890. Great old and original pigments. Old label on handle reads “Smits Collection 1306 no .277”. The wrap on the handle was native done, most likely in the mid 1900’s. Comes with museum quality display stand.