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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Cree 51
Descriptions
metal 3340 cloth 876 cowhide 19
Names
hand drum 23
Subjects
axe 3 pipe 25 tipi 105
Date:
ca. 1932
Dimensions:
circumference: 12 in, depth: 3.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection; Gift of J.R. Simplot
Inscription:
Designs drawn inside in pencil, Jerome and drawing of an axe; in blue ink on white tape: 98; Typed: Pearl G. Tryon 1700 Dora Street, Boise, Idaho 83702. Design drawn outside in pencil: Jerome Vanderburg, 1932 AUG. 24 Arlee, Montana. Drawing of axe, pipe, tipi, and in green ink UV.
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation, Musical Instruments. Metal frame, bronze colored, with holes in decorative frame. Cowhide with hair on one side stretched tightly over frame. Slits in hide are used to string strips of same hide through holes in metal frame. Two strips of different colored cloth are used to tighten sinew pull. Beige colored tape attached to three points on metal frame.
Accession Number:
NA.505.80

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