• Culture/People:

    Minnesota Chippewa [Pillager Band, Minnesota]

  • Object name:

    Hand drum

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Bear Island, Leech Lake; Leech Lake Reservation; Cass County; Minnesota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, wood

  • Techniques:

    Bent, stretched, stitched

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1910 by Dr. Charles A. Eastman (Wahpetonwan Dakota physician, author, and reformer, 1858-1939) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    6 x 42.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



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