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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
tin cones 81 tanned hide 162 stones 17 pigment 539 dyed horse hair 63 wood 4438 rawhide 1018 sweetgrass braid
Names
hand drum 23
Date:
1870-1890
Dimensions:
Diameter: 6 in, overall length: 8 in, H: .625 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:
Small, round ceremonial hand drum with wooden frame, covered with envelope of rawhide, with cut out handle (2”L) inclusive, stitched on top half with hide thread. Painted on both sides with red around the perimeter (¼” W), and one side with red dot (½” dia.) in the center. Two (2) tin cones attached on either side of seam edge, with remnants of red dyed horse hair inserted. Hide strip attached to rawhide handle. Sweet grass braid attached, and wrapped through hide strip.
Accession Number:
NA.502.341

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