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ankle rattles


Name of Instrument: ankle rattles

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2627

Country of Origin:

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Idiophone

Date of Fabrication:

Location: IDI A 1

Description: This pair of Ankle Rattles is made of seeds. Leo Sarkisian is Voice of America (VOA) Broadcaster and Writer in Washington, D.C. and former Director for Ethnic Recordings, Tempo International, Hollywood, CA. In Africa, Leo is known as VOA's Music Man.

The Leo Sarkisian Collection