Double Ended Drum

This is a double ended drum with a carved design on the body, and animal skins stretched over each end. It is decorated with a pattern resembling leopard skin. The drum rattles when it is shaken.

Further Information

  • Type: Musical instruments
  • Object: Double Ended Drum
  • Materials: Wood, Leather, animal skin
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 296mm [L] x 173mm [D]
  • Production Date: Pre 1906
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Mrs Chambers (Donor)
  • Museum: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
  • Accession Number: BMAG:R723/3

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