Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Drum (Mukupela)

19th–20th century
Chokwe peoples
Wood, skin
H. 21 5/8 x W. 12 3/4 in. (55 x 32.4 cm)
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1959]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978

Dagan, Esther A., ed. Drums: The Heartbeat of Africa. Montreal, Canada: Galerie Amrad African Art Publications, 1993, 86.1, p. 153.

Jordán, Manuel, ed. Chokwe! Art and Initiation among Chokwe and Related Peoples. Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1998.

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