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African Art

Drum

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood, goat hide, string, egg shell encrustation, and pigment

40 × 22 × 24 in. (101.6 × 55.88 × 60.96 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin A. Weiser
1975.121.12
Geography: 
Made in Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Fante
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Provenance: 

Gift of Irwin A. Weiser to Yale University Art Gallery, 1975

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.