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Xylophone Hammer

Object Number:2012-31-2B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Hide
Cocoon
Height: 4 cm
Length: 39.5 cm
Width: 4.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Wood handle, its top is covered by hide. Two cocoons with seed inside are stitched together and tied to the top near the head of the hammer.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (17 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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