Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Wari' maker
  • drum, 1970s
  • Where object was made: Brazil
  • coconut shell, rubber, plant fiber, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of Haskell Springer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4888

The small round drum has a rounded body. There is twisted plant fiber string at the rim. The drum is made from coconut shell covered with rubber which gives it a woven-like appearance.