Slit drum (1) - Hardwood - Garamut - Kwoma - Washkuk, Papua New Guinea

Description
Slit drum (1) - Hardwood - Garamut - Kwoma - Washkuk, Papua New Guinea
2nd half 20th century - Good

Rare and very heavy Garamut drum from the Kwoma in the Washkuk region.
This extraordinary piece is carved from the inside of the Garamut tree and very heavy. This is necessary for the very far-reaching, haunting sound.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Slit drum
Indigenous object name
Garamut
Ethnic group/ culture
Kwoma
Region/ country
Washkuk, Papua New Guinea
Material
Hardwood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
122×20×21 cm
Weight
17 kg
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