Artist Baule, African
  • Drum
Date 19th century
Medium wood, hide, and string
Dimensions Overall: 51 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (130.2 × 24.1 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund
Accession Number 1983.26
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N101, Level 1 (see map)
ca. 1958, collection of the Franklin Family;
(Valerie Franklin);
1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Perspectives: Angles on African Art. Center for African Art. New York, 1987.

African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 18.

Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Wood Sculpture,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, no. 1-4 (2017): p. 95 (fig. 5.17a-c).