Frame Drum

Thunder Elk

Date: April 17, 1904
Geography: United States
Culture: Native American (Sioux)
Medium: Paint, sinew
Dimensions: Depth of frame. 5 cm. (2 in.); Diam. 35.5 cm. (14 in.)
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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