Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small drum
  • Africa
  • small drum, late 1900s
  • cow hide?, wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17 x 12.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 11/16 x 4 7/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6260

The small drum is nearly cylindrical but is wider at one end than the other. There is brown fur on the wider end and white fur on the narrower end. The fur strips between the heads have been twisted. There is a short loop for a handle on the darker end.