Handmade in Kefamananu West Timor and obtained through a co-operative that functions as an intermediary between the west and the artists of traditional weavings and craft called Tefan Pah headed up by the active Yovita Ande Meta.
Although new, this drum is a lovely representative of the traditional TUFU or drum using goat hide and hand rolled jungle string handle. Eucalyptus base. The hide has been Gamma radiated to Australian Quarantine Standards.
In Timor the women play the music and the men dance! and dance they do. On the lightest of feet and with the shrillest of cries the Atoni of Timor regularly celebrate the many aspects of village life that allow them to live lightly on the planet.
36cm tall x 11cm dia.
14" tall x 4.4" dia.
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