Octagonal

Octagonal Painted Frame Drum
Ojibwe Hand drum used for personal and social occasions. Painting of stylized bird on rawhide head, and other designs usually triangular in nature; relatively thick wooden frame wrapped on outside with white rawhide decorated with beading in groups of three. Unpadded beater 36 cm. long of carved wood.  Purchased 1984 at Rama Reserve by Elaine Keillor.

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