19th Century Native American Double Headed Drum

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Large double-headed drum.

Region: Southwest – Arizona, N.M. (?).

Circa: 19th century.

Material: Naturally hollowed tree trunk, hide drum covers (front and back) and mineral pigments(hematite?).

Dimension: L. 27” x W. 14 ½” x H. 21”.

Collection History: Acquired at auction in Southwest, early 1990s.

Condition: Good, warping to hide, some separation, period repairs, no contemporary restoration.

Comments: Imagery suggests a hunter-shaman on one side and a deer (presumed quest) on the other.

Details

  • Period
    19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hide
    Wood
  • Condition
    Good. Good, warping to hide, some separation, period repairs, no contemporary restoration..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    21 in. H x 27 in. W x 14.5 in. D
    53 cm H x 69 cm W x 37 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Shrub Oak, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU116024370283
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