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Drum

Object Number:2012-31-15A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Hide
Fiber
Length: 72.5 cm
Width: 50 cm
Depth: 24.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

A cuboid drum made of wood with a handle covered with fur on one side, and strings made of hide are hung on the back. The top of the drum is covered by hide. Decorations painted in black include two parallel lines painted around sides of body and ten apostrophe-shaped design on side of drum.

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