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Drum and drumstick

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected in 1916 by Leo J. Frachtenberg (1883-1930, an anthropologist who specialized in Native American languages) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Culture/People
Yaquina (Yakwina) [Confederated Tribes of Siletz]
Collector
Leo J. Frachtenberg (Leo Joachim Frachtenberg/Leo J. Frachtenburg), Non-Indian, 1883-1930
Date created
circa 1890
Object Type
Drum and drumstick
Media/Materials
Wood, rawhide, hide thong/babiche, cotton cloth, hide
Techniques
Carved, bent, stretched, laced, wrapped
Object Type
Music and Sound