Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Taep'Yongso (Shawm)

Date:
1980
Geography:
Korea
Culture:
Korean
Medium:
Wood, brass, cloth
Dimensions:
L. (without reed): 33.6 cm (13-1/4 in.); L. (wood section): 25.6 cm (10-1/8 in.); Diam (narrowest): 1.7 cm (3/4 in.) Diam. (widest): 3.1 cm (1-1/4 in.) Diam. of bel: 10.3 cm (4-1/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
Gift of Daewoo Group, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.28.8
Not on view
This loud double reed shawm is played mainly outdoors at court and Confucian events, and in farmers' bands. It is known by various names in different dialects. It came to Korea in the 14th century.
Daewoo Group
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