Pair of ankle rattles (ghungru)
Object Place: Sri Lanka
Diameter 10 cm, thickness 2 cm (Diameter 3 15/16 in., thickness 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Thirty-five spherical cast-brass bells with iron petals inside and loop at top. Strung together on strands of twisted copper wire.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection