Home > Collections > Musical Instruments(CATALOG I)

176 [drum]

Image ( JPEG format )

USA=Pueblo or Navaho
body: wood; L. 25.0cm
membranes: buffalo hide, Dm. 31.0cm
2 wooden beaters

The body of a wooden shell formed from a section of a hollowed tree trunk. Untanned buffalo skin is stretched over both drumheads, and is drawn tight by attached leather cords. Blue and white coloring has been applied to the body of the drum.

[ << ]-- [ >> ]

[ Back to Top Menu ]
Music Department, Tokyo National University of the Arts, 12-8 Ueno Kouen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714, Japan