University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-472A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Munsee
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast
Maker: Nick Peters
Date Made: Before 1938
Early Date: 1933
Late Date: 1938
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Pigment
Wood
Technique:Painted
Length: 12 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Model of drum (B) and 4 beaters (B-E) used in Delaware Big House Ceremony. Drum is stitched hide, decorated with red paint with black figures of bear and crescent moon. Beaters are wood with black star design on red, with black handle.


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: 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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