Membranophone - Conical - Haiti

Purchased in Haiti, 1958

From Graciela's Notes

The drum is made of a hollowed- out log. It is the size that carried by the player and does not sit on the ground. The end of the drum is hollow so must be kept above ground to get the full sound. This drum was contributed to my collection by Jessie Aguirre Miller, my housemate in Tia Juana, Venezuela, when we both worked for Creole Petroleum Corporation. She bought it sometime in 1958 when she visited the island of Haiti.

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