She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Jar Drum (Tai-pai-hau-nai) used When Girls Grind Corn</em>, 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)

Jar Drum (Tai-pai-hau-nai) used When Girls Grind Corn

Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 15 x 17 x 17 in. (38.1 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm)



Accession Number: 04.297.5279

Image: 04.297.5279_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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