Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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drum with attached drumstick
  • Pueblo peoples
  • drum with attached drumstick, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wood, rawhide, paint, buckskin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 32 x 29.5 cm measurements do not include drumstick
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 12 5/8 x 11 5/8 in measurements do not include drumstick
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6294

The short round drum has a tethered drumstick. The drum has wooden sides and rawhide stretched over one end. The rawhide is painted yellow with a red cross in the center. The cross is outlined in green and is confined within a circle of red and green. There is a red and green border.

The drumstick has a short buckskin tether. The stick has a green buckskin head.