Bulup (drum)

Kuba people, Kasai cluster

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This vase-shaped drum features single head attached by nailed collar and lacing. The undulating wood body features geometric designs similar to textile patterns on the upper concave section.

Bulup (drum), Wood, Kuba people, Kasai cluster

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