Skip to main content

Smithsonian Institution Collections

Woman's drum

  • Woman's drum
  • Woman's drum
  • Woman's drum
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected in 1924 by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Culture/People
Wanka Quechua
Collector
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Date created
circa 1920
Object Type
Woman's drum
Media/Materials
Wood, rawhide, cordage, llama hair yarn, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Bent, stretched, laced
Dimensions
7 x 23 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
tinya