Butterfly

Butterfly Painted Frame Drum
Butterfly painted frame drum, single membranophone – Front.
Tlingit Rawhide skin painted with butterfly design, over cedar wood frame and complex rawhide lacing at back. Hand drum used for personal and social occasions. Padded beater 33.8 cm. long. Made by Odin Lonning, b. 1953. Purchased by Elaine Keillor in Vancouver, 1991.

This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online
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