University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-516
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Nain Band
Provenience: Canada
Labrador
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Babiche
Sealskin
Mussel Shell
Height: 6.8 cm
Length: 30.4 cm
Width: 28.3 cm
Outside Diameter:29 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Wood frame lashed with babiche (?); sealskin top; mussel shell jingles. Note on tag accompanies object, possible in Pennypacker's writing. "Eskimo Tambourine obtained from Nain Band, Labrador by F.G. Speck Sealskin Top"


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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