Slit Gong and Beater

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Burume village, Upper Sepik, May River
Culture:
Iwam people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 110 x W. 12 in. (279.4 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1764a, b
Not on view
Warren K. Hanson, Papua New Guinea, until 1966; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1966, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1978