Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Gendang

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Borneo
Culture:
Bornean
Medium:
Wood, snakeskin, rattan
Dimensions:
L. 77.5 cm (30-1/2 in.), Diam. of head 14 cm (5-1/2 in.), Opp. end 17.8 cm (7 in.) (in pencil) "L.C. says, 'H. 34 in., D. at base 7 in.'"
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / goblet drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.806
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. 20, ill.



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