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kola nut rattles


Name of Instrument: kola nut rattles

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2628

Country of Origin:

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Idiophone

Date of Fabrication:

Location: IDI A 1

Description: This pair of Ankle Rattles are made of kola nuts. 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