Name of Artist: Omoniyi Gabriel
Title: Saworoide
Medium: Gouache and Crayon Pencil on Paper
Size: 8inchs by 12inchs
Price: $200.00

Inspiration: The semi-abstract painting tries to depicts some Yoruba drummers in action and the beauty of the saworoide drum of the Yorubas and their unique cultural heritage. Saworoide is a type of talking drum decorated with brass bells and chimes which are attached to the leather straps for support. Apart from the entertainment function and eulogy, drumming also serves as a medium through which the people convey important messages. Talking drums holds a special place in the tradition of t he Yoruba people, and its use in folklore cannot be overemphasized.


SKU: 0135
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