SECURED ON TWINE, THESE ARE WRAPPED AROUND THE LOWER LEG FROM THE. THE KNEE AREA TO THE ANKLE. EACH STRAND HAS APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET 8 INCHES (10' 8) OF CONTINUOUS SIDE BY SIDE COCOONS.
IS APPROXIMATELY 1 INCH (1") WIDE X ONE AND A HALF INCH (1 12") LONG. TWINE CORDING EXTENDS ON THE TWO ENDS OF EACH WRAP ANOTHER 80. (THAT MAKES AN APPROXIMATELY 256 COCOONS PER STRAND, 512 TOTAL SET, WITHOUT COUNTING).THESE RATTLES WERE COLLECTED BY MARLIN MARQUART NOW DECEASED, WHO WAS. FEATURED IN WHO'S WHO #7 INDIAN RELICS. I ACQUIRED THEM FROM HIS DAUGHTER. YOU MAY HAVE SEEN ARTISTS' PAINTINGS OR PHOTOGRAPHS OF DEER DANCERS WITH THESE. I HAVE ONLY SEEN ANOTHER SUCH ARTIFACT AVAILABLE ON THE.
WAS JUST ONE LEG WRAP, THE COMPLETE PAIR NOT SURVIVING. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFE-TIME TO ACQUIRE A COMPLETE PAIR OF THESE PRECIOUS. AUTHENTIC CEREMONIAL PIECES, NEVER PRODUCED FOR TOURISTS. IF THEY WERE TO BE USED IN CEREMONY TODAY.
ANOTHER COAT OF WHITE KAOLIN WOULD BE APPLIED AGAIN USUALLY EVERY FEW YEARS. UPDATE: A FELL OW EBAYER KINDLY SENT ME A PHOTO (SEE 2ND PHOTO) OF THESE IN USE. THESE ARE THE LONG STRAND, LIKE MINE, NOT MADE FOR THE TOURIST TRADE. Please put me on your Favorite Sellers to Follow List.The item "PAIR OF RARE ANTIQUE TOHONO O' ODHAM-YAQUI DEER DANCE LEG RATTLES NATIVE AMERICA" is in sale since Friday, April 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "chero-kid" and is located in Dallas, Texas.
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