DRUMS OF THE WORLD

Mimika drum New Guinea







Mimika drum New Guinea
The upper part has a relief carving with a asymmetrical pattern characteristic of the region, the umbilicus motif ā€˛mopere".
Mopere, meaning navel or vagina, is regarded as the essence of life and is present in all types of mimika carving.
Drums are essential for the accompaniment of many dances and festivals.
wood skin
H: 65cm
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