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Drum

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
New Caledonia
Culture:
Melanesian
Medium:
Wood, skin
Dimensions:
Length 395 cm (31-1/2 in.), Diam. of head 102.9 cm (8-1/2 in.); (in pencil) L.C. says "H. 31 in., D. of head 9 in."
Classification:
Membranophone-double-headed / barrel drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.755
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 40, ill.



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