Ceremonial tambourine, circa 1875 (East Dakota, Yankton)

Tamburello cerimoniale, 1875 circa (Dakota dell’Est, Yankton)

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Dehusked and curved wood, leather (or quadruped viscera), animal fibre, pigments


C.A. 525


Donation of Missioni Cattoliche Americane, 1893

Ceremonial tambourine framed with half-moon painted decoration (which identified the shaman who owned it)