Native Crafts MA03


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Traditional Wood Drum

Traditional Maleku hand carved balsa wood drum with a head of iguana skin.  Used by the Maleku to date, these pieces have been created as an art object and function as a musical instrument. The striking painted design features brightly painted native flora  and fauna.  A cord is tied on to place around one’s shoulder allowing the instrument to hang in a comfortable position for drumming.

  • Tribe: Maleku
  • Location: Northern plains of Costa Rica
  • Size: 9″ x 19″ or 23cm x 48cm

Additional information

Weight 2.875 kg