Slit Gong Beater

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik, Ramu River region
Culture:
Bosmun (Bosngun) people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 14 1/2 x Diam. 2 in. (36.8 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1795
Not on view
[H. M. Lissauer, New York, until 1968]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1968, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978