Toy Snare Drum

Toy Snare Drum

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Description
This child’s snare drum was made by an unknown maker probably in the United States, around 1875-1900. It a brown-maroon painted wood shell, with skin heads. The hoops are made of black-painted wood with gold painted band. There are 8 sets of metal hooks with rope laced through leather ears, used for tensioning. The drum is accessioned with two black painted wood sticks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drum
date made
1875-1899
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 16 in x 16 in; 22.86 cm x 40.64 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
MI.76.34
accession number
1977.0294
catalog number
76.34
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Percussion
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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