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  • Drum
  • Drum
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Popovi Da (San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1923-1971) in 1957; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Date Created
circa 1955
Wood, rawhide, paint, hide thong/babiche
Carved, stretched, painted, laced
23.9 x 13.8 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound