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Frame Drum

Maker:
Eskimauan family?
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Alaska or plains, United States
Culture:
Native American (Alaska or Northern Plains Indians)
Medium:
wood, skin, iron
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 x 45cm (4 3/4 x 17 11/16in.)
Other (heads): 43cm (16 15/16in.)
Classification:
Membranophone-double-headed / frame drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.626
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. 94.

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