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Drum Dance Tableau
Drum Dance Tableau
Artist:
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Stone, Ivory
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Iglulik
Accession Number:
2007.21.272
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Rendered in grey soapstone, a tableau (in miniature) of two seated drummers flanking an Inuit dancer. Measuring only 2.5” in height, each of the three figures are exquisitely sculpted to include traditional drumming postures, dovie movement(s) and varied facial expressions. (You can almost hear the drummers chant)