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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
tanned hide 162 cotton string 20 felt 201 wood 4438
Names
drum beater 8
Date:
1875-1899
Dimensions:
L: 20 in, diameter of handle: 0.75 in, diameter of head: 1.5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Drum beater with wood shaft and soft hide head at tip. Cotton string wraps near butt end of shaft. Soft, ovoid head made from tanned hide, stuffed with white felt (?) visible in holes. Stitched seam with black thread to join halves of head. Tanned hide pieces strung through bottom of head, tied to shaft.
Accession Number:
NA.505.109

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