This small vintage drum is made of a piece of hollowed log and natural hide, which is still taut. The carved wood is sound with no cracks although there do appear to be small pierced holes around in some spots, likely placed there by the maker. There are some marks in the side of the wood, and we can see the carving marks of the knife that made the piece. I was told by the estate where purchased that this is a Taos Pueblo drum.
Measures about 4" tall by about 5-3/4" in diameter. The drum can sit flat on the hide top/bottom or on its side. The hide has some discoloration from touch and wear but otherwise in great condition.
Making music through the years.
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