Object Place: New York State, United States
Height 25.5 cm, diameter 38.7 cm (Height 10 1/16 in., diameter 15 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood, animal skin
Not On View
Shell of thin roughly surfaced wood painted red, tied together at seam with thin twine. Two skin heads attached to shell with leather laces in “W” pattern. One head painted with alternating red and yellow triangles around perimeter; opposite head painted with red circle at center, wavy red arrow and one red triangle in field, and two small red triangles over larger yellow triangles at opposite edges.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection