23 x 10", wood, hide and string
This example most resembles examples from Guinea-Bissau and southern Senegal. The strings maintain tension between the two drum heads on either side of the tubular body; tightening the tension cords raises the pitch of the drum heads. Damaged, with several tension cords being snapped and with one drumhead loosening from its base. The mallet is a carved piece of wood specifically made to strike the drum.
unknown, . “Talking drum and mallet.” Truman Warner Anthropological Collection, MS048. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 22 Oct. 2019.
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