Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tsuridaiko

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Japan
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Wood, leather
Dimensions:
Height of frame: 47 in. Diameter of drum: 13 in. Depth: 2 1/2 in.
Classification:
Membranophone-double-headed / cylindrical drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.77
Not on view
This small barrel drum accompanies instrumental pieces and occasionally dances in Japanese gagaku imperial court music.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 32.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 32.



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