Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • drum, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • wood, hide, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5212

The short round drum has hide stretched over either end, though fur is only visible on the edge. It has a brown wood body and twisted plant fiber lashing from head to head. It has a small twisted plant fiber handle.