Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • North or Central America
  • drum, late 1800s–1975
  • wood, rawhide
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 19 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6290

The small, short cylindrical drum has light natural colored wood sides with natural colored rawhide stretched over either end. The strip of rawhide secures the heads and zigzags over the sides.