Stearns Collection Item Detail

kola nut rattle

Name of Instrument: kola nut rattle

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2629

Country of Origin:

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Idiophone

Date of Fabrication:


Description: This is a large kola nut Rattle. 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