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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Painted Rattle

A.D. 1250–1521

Ceramic with pigment

1 1/2 × 5 5/16 in. (3.78 × 13.54 cm)
Gift of Dicey Taylor, Ph.D. 1983, and Justin Kerr
2018.45.100
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
or made in Guatemala
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico or Highland Guatemala or Tarascan
Period: 
late Post to Classic period
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Justin Kerr

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.