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Wooden drumstick / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

The choice of wood is unusual for a peyote drumstick. Darker wood is typically used for drumsticks.

Tags: drumstick, wood, carved
People: Native American Church
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use, peyote meetings

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Wooden drumstick
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
73.755
Department: 
Not On View

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