• Culture/People:

    Wixarika (Huichol)

  • Object name:

    Shaman's drum

  • Native term:


  • Date created:

    circa 1920

  • Place:

    La Mesa; Nayarit State; Mexico

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, cowhide

  • Techniques:

    Carved, stretched, pegged

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1935 and 1937 by Donald B. Cordry (1907-1978, collector and amateur ethnologist) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    42 x 34 x 72 cm

  • Catalog number:


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