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Drum
Drum
Date:
1900–1910
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Walrus Stomach, Wood, Caribou Horn
Dimensions:
18 x 23 x 1 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Kalaallit
Accession Number:
2007.21.87
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

A fine example of the wood and skin drums of the Greenlandic Inuit. The walrus stomach membrane is stretched over a bentwood frame and secured with gut / twine.

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