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Toy Snare Drum

Toy Snare Drum

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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.
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United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
overall: 9 in x 16 in x 16 in; 22.86 cm x 40.64 cm x 40.64 cm
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
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National Museum of American History
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