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  • Culture/People:

    Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Drum with bison and sun design

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, iron nails, hide, hide thong/babiche, paint

  • Techniques:

    Bent, perforated, nailed, laced, stretched, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    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.

  • Dimensions:

    14 x 41 cm

  • Catalog number:

    16/2492

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    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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