Hand drum - ROM2005_5122_1


Hand drum

Maker: Blackfoot (Blood)
Medium:Made with a single, painted hide head stretched over a wooden hoop
Geography: Kainai Reserve, Alberta, Canada
Date: c. 1885
8 × 35 cm
Object number: 888.7.3
Credit Line: Gift of Rev. John W. McLean
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture

This hand drum was held and played by one singer.

Collected by Reverend John W. McLean, a Methodist missionary on the Blood Reserve from 1880 until 1889.

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