Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: New Mexico | Cochiti Pueblo

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 99-9-1A
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Cochiti Pueblo
Provenience New Mexico | Cochiti Pueblo
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Creator Gabe Trujillo
Date Made 1998
Section American
Materials Aspen Wood | Hide | Paint | Leather
Technique Carved | Smoothed

Hollow wood drum. Cowhide stretched over both ends & tethered with rawhide thongs; painted black except small central circle; cut to form "cloud" designs on sides of drum. White band on each end of drum under "clouds," then thin black band with red rectangles. Rawhide thongs and majority of drum painted turquoise. Two rawhide wrapped, handles on side. Drumstick (99-9-1B) tied to handle. Drum signed: "YELLOWBIRD" COCHITI NEW MEXICO PUEBLO OF COCHITI "98".

Height 47 cm
Width 33 cm
Credit Line Museum purchase, 1999
Other Number 2 - Field No SF

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