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Wooden drum used on the Sea Islands, South Carolina

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood, leather, hide and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38 3/4 × 15 × 15 in., 28 lb. (98.4 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm, 12.7 kg)
Diameter: 14 15/16 in. (38 cm)
Type:
drums (membranophones)
Place collected:
Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Lowcountry, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
West Africa, Africa
Central Africa, Africa
Date:
19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
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American South  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Music  Search this
Slavery  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.122.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55ce96df7-5da3-44a7-8a68-4e0ea0d6f91c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.122.2
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