MAKAH BALEEN RATTLE PRE 1918


Regular price $7,500.00
A WHALING HARPOON MAN'S RATTLE described by Charles Swann Neah Bay in a photo from the Bertleson photo collection at the University of Washington Library.  This is the photographed rattle described as from the jelly bone of a whale.(Baleen). A folded piece of baleen attached to a wood handle seized with cedar bark wrapping.  A rare and wonderful object from the Lang Collection