Frame Drum, Cedar (?) wood, buffalo or deerskin, iron nails, cord, Native American (Flathead)

Frame Drum

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Idaho or Montana, United States: N.A.
Culture:
Native American (Flathead)
Medium:
Cedar (?) wood, buffalo or deerskin, iron nails, cord
Dimensions:
Frame depth: 6 cm (2-3/8 in.); Max diam.: 42 cm (16-9/16 in.)
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / frame drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.588
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 131.