From: Greater Southwest

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-440
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo
Provenience Greater Southwest
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Rawhide | Pigment | Fiber

Rim is made of wood. The two sides are lashed together around the rim by rawhide. Each side is made out of some type of animal skin. One side is very taunt and dry- half of it is painted green, and the other half is painted red. Three stripes- red, green, and yellow- separate the two halves. The other side of the drum is very rippled, loose, and dry. A scene of a sunset over the water with a piece of land in the foreground is painted on this side. The handle of the drum is made of some type of cording. A piece of string is attached to the handle.

Height 11 cm
Width 29 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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