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Hand Drum

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Native American
MEDIUM Hide, wood, silk
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
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CAPTION Native American. Hand Drum, 19th century. Hide, wood, silk, height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.136. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.43.201.136_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is called a frame hand drum. There is a modern scarf tied around the hide struts in the back where a person would hold it.In very poor condition.
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Hand Drum