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Drum with bison and sun design

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Richard Joste and said to have been collected in the 1870s or 1880s; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1928.
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Culture/People
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)
Previous owner
Richard Joste, Non-Indian
Date created
circa 1870
Object Name
Drum with bison and sun design
Media/Materials
Wood, iron nails, hide, hide thong/babiche, paint
Techniques
Bent, perforated, nailed, laced, stretched, painted
Dimensions
14 x 41 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
See related items
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)
Music and Sound
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Catalog Number
16/2492
Barcode
162492.000
Place
South Dakota; USA (inferred)