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Dance Rattles (Kartal), Uttar Pradesh, India, Late 19th Century

NMM 1527.  Dance rattles, Uttar Pradesh, India, late 19th century

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NMM 1527 a/b. Rattles (kartal), Uttar Pradesh, India, late 19th century. A pair of wooden rattles with flat, brass jingles. Embellished with brass studs and stylized bird figures. Used to accompany religious singing and some stringed instruments. Length:  28 cm. Board of Trustees, 1977.


Top and Side Views of NMM 1527A

Top view of NMM 1527A

Detail of top of NMM 1527A

Jingles on NMM 1527A

Side view of NMM 1527A

Top and Side Views of NMM 1527B

Top view of NMM 1527B

Side view of NMM 1527B


Literature:  Thomas E. Cross, Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet, The Shrine to Music Museum Catalog of the Collections, Vol. II, André P. Larson, editor (Vermillion: The Shrine to Music Museum, 1982), p. 4.

Thomas E. Cross, Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet, M.M. Thesis, University of South Dakota, May 1983, p. 8, plate I.

André P. Larson, The National Music Museum:  A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 29.

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