Sioux Hide and Birchbark Drum

Painted hide drum depicting a Native warrior and a wandering star on each side panel.  This piece is an unusual shape that was ingeniously created by a native forming an abstract octagon with metal, then adding a birch bark covering, followed by stretched hide.  The decorations of quill ink pen and pigments are softly worn; the overall condition is decent with some minor losses, edge wear-holes in hide, and pigment wear.  

Dealer Brant Mackley Gallery
Date: Circa 1900-1910
Origin Dakotas or Minnesota, United States
Artist/Maker Sioux
Measurements 10 by 5 inches
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Price $450
Contact Brant Mackley, 717-554-2176 or

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