Drum and Beater

Edmund Nequatewa, Hopi / American, 1880 - 1969



Cottonwood and leather

Overall: 17 11/16 in. (45 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Hotevilla, Third Mesa, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.18, Indians Who Rock the World: Native American Contemporary Music, Davina Two Bears, Spring 2019


Edmund Nequatewa (about 1880-1969); sold at the Hopi Craftman Exhibition, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona, July 1964; sold to Alfred Frank Whiting (1912-1978) for Dartmouth College Museum, 1964.

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