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Wakan-chan-cha-gha

Maker:
Sioux or Dakota tribe
Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Great Plains, United States: N.A.
Culture:
Native American (Sioux, possibly)
Medium:
Wood, skin
Dimensions:
Depth: 3 in. (7.6 cm) Diameter: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Membranophone-double-headed / frame drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.631
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. 142, ill.



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