Toca Bata Drum

Toca Bata Drum

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Description (Brief)

This drum was made by Toca Percussion in the United States, about 1999, and distributed by KMC Music (Kamen Music Corporation). It is a Rumba Timba Bata Drum, made of red-lacquered oak, with chrome-plated tensioning hardware. The drum is marked:

TOCA
LATIN INSTRUMENTS
KAMAN
PERCUSSION PRODUCTS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drum
Date made
ca 1999
maker
Latin Percussion
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 34 cm x 57.5 cm; 13 3/8 in x 22 5/8 in
overall: 24 7/8 in x 15 in; 63.1825 cm x 38.1 cm
ID Number
2000.3039.10
nonaccession number
2000.3039
catalog number
2000.3039.10
Credit Line
Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Center for Latino Initiatives (through: Dr.Refugio l. Rochin,Director)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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