00.30.0211 (Rattle)

00.30.0211 (Rattle) image

Tesuque Pueblo Rattle - The rattle is used in Pueblo ceremonies and dances to plea for rain. The motion of the hand simulates the falling rain while the sound of the pebbles inside mock the thunder. This example is produced of red clay that is slipped in bentonite clay and decorated with black designs. Color: WH, BK

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