Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Powder Horn (Parpanggalahan)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra
Culture:
Toba Batak people
Medium:
Water buffalo horn, wood, metal
Dimensions:
L: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.139
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
Fred and Rita Richman, New York, until 1988

Capistrano-Baker, Florina H. Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, no. 32, p. 68.

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, no. 117, p. 203.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, p. 105.

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