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Goblet Drum

Identifier:
2001.28.4
Description:
Hollowed log; wide at top, curves to narrow waist, then flares again at base. Hide membrane is tacked to top & surrounded by leather strap w/ cowry shells. Similar leather straps surround waist and base. A small leather loop can attach to a neck strap.;This instrument complements the museum's already significant collection of ethnographic instruments. It may be used in the permanent exhibition, 'Collecting, A-Z: M is for Musical Instruments'.;Collected by the Musee de la Civilisation
Date:
1980 – 2000
Materials:
Hand Painted, Wood, Hide, Leather, Cowry Shells
Dimensions:
8.5" h
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Quebec, Canada The Musee De La Civilisation
Exhibit/Program
M is for Musical Instruments ()
Maker/Donor
Musee de la Civilisation
Related Place
Treichville