Flat Drum

Unknown people (Northwest Coast), Northwest Coast

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collected late 1920s-1945

Leather, wood, and nails

Overall: 22 1/16 in. (56 cm)

Overall: 24 x 2 3/8 in. (61 x 6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Doris Meltzer and the Meltzer Gallery

159.1.14339

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), probably in the 1920's and 1930's; [possibly collected by Earl Stendahl (1887-1966) [dealer], Los Angeles, California]; sold to Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon; sold to Doris Meltzer (1908-1977), Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1959.

Old Number

Rasmussen #1037 or 1137

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