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Object Number:99-9-1A
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Cochiti Pueblo
Provenience: New Mexico
Cochiti Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Maker: Gabe Trujillo
Date Made: 1998
Early Date: 1998
Late Date: 1998
Materials:Aspen Wood
Height: 47 cm
Width: 33 cm
Credit Line:Museum purchase, 1999
Other Number:2 - Field No SF


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".

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Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021) View Objects in Exhibition

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