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Dance Rattles (Kartal), 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.
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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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