Clappers

Date:
c. 1860s

Virtually indestructible, these curved hardwood “bones” were slapped against a person’s leg to provide a musical rhythm.

Description (physical):

Bone. L 18 cm, T 2.5 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0072
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park