ASMAT DRUM

Asmat tribe, Western Papua

Height : 66 cm    Age : mid of 20th century

Materials :
wood, ratan, reptile’s skin

Elegant instrument with fine veneer. Leather is fastened to the drum body by human blood (of drum’s owner) and lime attached by ratan ring. The membrane is intact, the sounds of the instruments is still excellent.

Provenience :
german collection

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