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Drum with bison and sun design

  • Drum with bison and sun design
  • Drum with bison and sun design
  • Drum with bison and sun design
  • Drum with bison and sun design
Smithsonian Museum
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; acquired by MAI in 1928.
Date Created
circa 1870
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