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Catalog Data

Collector:
Lillian T. Samuelson  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Lillian T. Samuelson  Search this
Diameter:
30.5 cm
Height:
8 cm
Culture:
Chippewa-Cree  Search this
Object Type:
Drum / Drumstick
Place:
Box Elder, Rocky Boy's Reservation, Montana, United States, North America
Accession Date:
4 Sep 2007
Notes:
Skin stretched over wood frame with colorful painting of a tipi on the front surface of drumhead. Border design of yellow and red, white and blue. Dressed skin head for the drumstick. Drumstick is 38 cm long.
Donor Notes: "Drum with painting of a tepee and drumstick, made by Charlie Dog Sleeps [sic, should be Dog Sleep], born 1900. Metal drum with moose hide head and wood-and-leather drumstick. He married Eagle Child. He was born 1897 and was 3/4 Cree and Assiniboine..."
Record Last Modified:
15 Jun 2018
Specimen Count:
2
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2037467
USNM Number:
E434529-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_12545811