Large Double-Headed Drum

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 90’s.

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.

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