Jar Drum (Tai-pai-hau-nai) used When Girls Grind Corn
Arts of the Americas
15 x 17 x 17 in. (38.1 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
Large drum jar with raptor wings motif around the edge. Goat skin would have been stretched across the top and it beaten with a drum hoop, a sapling curved and tied to form a hoop. Collector, Stewart Culin, noted that this drum was used when girls ground corn.
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Jar Drum (Tai-pai-hau-nai) used When Girls Grind Corn, 19th century. Clay, slip, 15 x 17 x 17 in. (38.1 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5279. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5279_SL1.jpg)
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