Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Thumb Piano (Mbira)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Liberia
Culture:
Dan peoples
Medium:
Wood, metal, cane
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 2 5/8in. (39.1 x 15.5 x 6.7cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Gordon Douglas III, 1984
Accession Number:
1987.446.10
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. J. Gordon Douglas III, New York, until 1987

Related Objects

Female Figure

Date: before 1960 Medium: Wood, fiber, pigment, cloth, metal Accession: 1978.412.499 On view in:Gallery 352

Ceremonial Ladle (Wakemia or Wunkirmian)

Date: before 1960 Medium: Wood, fiber, metal, pigment Accession: 1979.206.254 On view in:Gallery 352

Face Mask

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, sacrificial materials, cane strips, iron Accession: 1977.219.2 On view in:Gallery 352

Mask (Kagle)

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, brass tacks, nails, cane, dried mud Accession: 1986.481.2 On view in:Gallery 352

Maskette

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, metal Accession: 1979.526.4 On view in:Gallery 352