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Musical Instruments from South and Southeast Asia

Musical Instrument, South and Southeast Asia

Works of Art (19)

Brahma (Beomcheon), Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), Unidentified artist (late 16th century), Korea, Hanging scroll, ink and color on hemp (21.57)
Dholaka, late 19th century, India, Wood, skin, brass, cord (89.4.165)
Drum model with four frogs, Dongson culture, 300 B.C.–200 A.D. Vietnam Bronze (2000.284.57)
Drum, mid-20th century, Carved by Omas, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Pomatsj River, Sauwa village, Wood, lizard skin, paint, fiber (1978.412.962)
Ghanti, second half of 19th century, North India, Brass (89.4.154)

A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735, India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh), Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.1)

Mayuri (peacock), 19th century, India, Wood, parchment, metal, feathers (89.4.163)
Mrdangam, 20th century, India, Wood, leather, tuning paste (1986.467.18)
Pandharpuri tambura, 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory (1994.498)
Sankh, 19th century, Kerala State, India, Shell (spyrum turbonella), brass, wax (1986.12)
Sarangi, 19th century, Gujarat, India, Wood, metal, parchment, horsehair, mother-of-pearl, ivory, paint(89.4.200)
Sarangi, ca. 1900, India, Wood, ivory, parchment, metal (1982.143.2)
Sarangi, late 19th century, North India, Wood, parchment, ivory, gut, metal (46.34.43)
Sitar, 1997, Made by Murari Adhikari, Calcutta, India, Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials (1999.399)
Sitar, late 19th century, India, Wood, ivory, metal (89.4.1586)
Sursanga, 19th century, India, Wood, pearl, ivory (46.34.79)
Tambura, 20th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory, steel (1986.470a)
Tanjore tambura (male), early 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, metal, bone (2008.141.2a,b)
Top of a bell in the form of a demon king or guardian, Eastern Javanese period, ca. second half of 12th–early 13th century, Indonesia (Java), Bronze (1987.142.17)