Rattle by Peter Moore, Sipayik, 2018

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Pete Moore was a citizen of the Passamaquoddy Nation and master carver from Motahkomikuk (Indian Township), known for his lifelike wood carvings of wildlife. This rattle features a female moose on one side and a male with antlers on the other. The hollow head contains stones that reverberate upon shaking the instrument.

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  • Title: Rattle by Peter Moore, Sipayik, 2018
  • Creator: Peter Moore
  • Creation Date: 2018
  • Subject Date: 2018
  • Location: Sipayik, Pleasant Point, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Wood, leather, glass, sinew
  • Dimensions: 30.5 cm x 5.1 cm
  • Local Code: 2022.021.009
  • Collection: Barbara Morris Goodbody Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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