Parade or Field Drum

Parade or Field Drum

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This drum was made by an undetermined maker in Europe, 18th century. It is a parade or field drum with a wood shell, wood hoops connected with a rope laced through holes that are crudely knotted. There is a painted shield with a bear on the shell inscribed:

Hans Jacob Filcher Schuud 3U48
17 Denwill 34

The provenance and date are subject to study.

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Object Name
Date made
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
rope (overall material)
leather (overall material)
overall: 17 in x 18 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 46.99 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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