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Frame Drum

Maker: Thunder Elk
Date: ca. 1887
Geography: Dakotas, United States
Culture: Native American (Sioux)
Medium: wood, leather, sinew; metal wire; pigment
Dimensions: D. 1 15/16 × Largest Diam. 14 x Head Diam. 13 3/8 in. (5 × 35.5 x 34 cm) Beater L. 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification: Membranophone-single-headed / frame drum
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.3326 a, b

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