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ID number:  BIRRC-D0070
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Variable-tone pressure drum
Object type:  Musical instrument
Place made:  W. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Collector:  Danford, John
Materials:  Wood, skin and leather
Measurements:  35 x 20 cm
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Double membrane, hourglass shaped, with curved drum stick; wood and padded cloth handle. (unused) Membrane damaged at one end. Collected in the 1950s.

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Danford, John

1913
1970
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