Drum and drumstick

Description
Wood bowl with two thick hide sticks, the membrane tensioned by wooden tuning pegs. The loop handle is made of black imported cotton cloth.

Written on the membrane “Drum West Africa”

Probably acquired in Abeokuta before 1868 by Rev. Henry Townsend.

Dia.270 x H.150 mm
Accession Loan No.
E605
Simple Name
drum
Full Name
drum and drumstick
Common Name
drum and drumstick
Production Country
Nigeria
Material
wood; leather; leather; wood; cotton
Collection Class
Musical instruments
Collection Contintent
Africa
Collection Area Region
W
Production Parish
Egba
Production Town
Abeokuta
Production County
SW Nigeria
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Production Year High
1868
Inscription / Transcription
Drum West Africa
Cultural Group
Yoruba
Family Group

Function Name
musical instrument
Dimensions
whole height 150 mm; whole diameter 270 mm
Created At
2019-08-29 10:21:09
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:18

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