Drumstick used by Art Blakey

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Art Blakey, American, 1919 - 1990
Medium
wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15 7/8 × 5/8 × 5/8 in. (40.3 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm)
Type
drumsticks
Date
1947-1990
Description
A drumstick with a tapered wood tip. The stick is wood and cylindrical with one rounded end and one tapered end with a small cone-shaped tip. There are small gouges on the tapered area of the stick, and the stick is cracked and missing material from two areas on the shaft.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peter Bradley
Object number
2012.36.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Musical Instruments
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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