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Drum

Object Number:38365
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Piegan
Blackfeet
Provenience: Montana
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Wood
Claw
Pigment
Height: 8 cm
Outside Diameter:39.37 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901

Description

Medicine man's drum, circular, double faced. One side is painted red with a bull head design. The other side is pained brown with a bird design in the center. Claws are attached along the edge of the drum.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition
Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 68-69/Plate 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Williams, Lucy F. 2003. Guide to the North American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75, pl. 87View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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