" Plains Dance Stick / Rattle, With Two Snakes Ojibwe "Dance stick / rattle with two intertwined snakes not soliarized from the stick.
The snakes have been blackened with heat in places.
The bottom point was pierced to incinerate rattle beads. Everything was closed and pegged.
h: 92 cm
Ojibwe people, Great Lakes Region, Canada / United States
Provenance: Ex. Burton Thayer, founding member and president of the Minnesota Historical Society;
John and Valerie Arieta, London, 1998.