Jar Drum (Tai-pai-hau-nai) used When Girls Grind Corn
Arts of the Americas
15 x 17 x 17 in. (38.1 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Jar Drum (Tai-pai-hau-nai) used When Girls Grind Corn, 19th century. Clay, slip, 15 x 17 x 17 in. (38.1 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5279. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5279_SL1.jpg)
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Large drum jar with raptor wings motif around the edge. Goat skin would have been stretched across the top and it beaten with a drum hoop, a sapling curved and tied to form a hoop. Collector, Stewart Culin, noted that this drum was used when girls ground corn.
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