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Drum with monkey design

  • Drum with monkey design
  • Drum with monkey design
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected in 1917 by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector); purchased by MAI from Hyatt Verrill in 1918.
Culture/People
Akurio (Acuria)
Collector
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Previous owner
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Seller
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Date created
1910-1918
Object Type
Drum with monkey design
Media/Materials
Wood, hide, rope, feather/feathers, paint
Techniques
Carved, bent, stretched, laced, tied, painted
Dimensions
25 x 13 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound