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Kenong Slendro

Maker:
Attributed to Mangkunegaran Gamelan Factory
Date:
1955–60
Geography:
Surakarta (Solo), Java, Indonesia
Culture:
Javanese
Medium:
Teak wood, bronze
Dimensions:
Overall (Case with gongs set for playing): L. 79.5 cm ( 31.30 in.); D. 38.2 cm (15.04 in. ); H. 37.2 cm. case (14.65 in.) + 25 cm gong (9.84 in.)
Classification:
Idiophone-Struck-bar-metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Carroll C., Beverly and Garry S. Bratman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.393.27 a-c
Not on view
This instrument is part of the gamelan built to be used at the 1964 World's Fair in New York City.
Carroll C., Beverly, and Garry S. Bratman
"Notable Acquisitions 1975-1979: Musical Instruments." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1979), pg. 47.



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