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Hand drum  (Music and Sound)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Wood, animal bladder, walrus ivory, sinew, hide, iron nails, cotton twine/string

Techniques:

Bent, carved, stretched

Dimensions:

58 x 48 x 6.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

Site Name:

Cape Prince of Wales

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frank M. Covert (1858-ca. 1930, a New York dealer); sold to George Heye in 1908.

Source ID:

NMAI_19452

Catalog Number:

1/8348

Album Name:

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