Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)
Drum with bison and sun design
South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Wood, iron nails, hide, hide thong/babiche, paint
Bent, perforated, nailed, laced, stretched, painted
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Richard Joste and said to have been collected in the 1870s or 1880s; acquired by MAI in 1928.
14 x 41 cm
This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.
See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor
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