Drum is painted with United States coat of arms on the front with a blue background. Drum is made of one continuous piece of wood in a cylindrical shape, and held together with fifty brass tacks which also encircle air holes. Drum has ten leather braces used to tighten cord used around the outside of the drum. On bottom head, six pieces of gut are stretched. The braided drag rope is tucked between the other ropes in front of the eagle. Top rim is worn down between each set of ropes, bottom rim in good shape.