Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Kora

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Senegal
Culture:
Senegambia
Medium:
Gourd, skin, leather, wood.
Dimensions:
L: 111.3 cm (43-7/16 in.); W: 43 cm (16-15/16 in.); D: 22 cm (8-11/16 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Harp
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.498
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Mr. Lea
Mande Music: : Traditional and Modern Music of the Maninka and Mandinka of West Africa.. Chicago: The University of Chicago, 2000, pg. 74.

Written by, Edited by Martha Novak Clinkscale. "West African Harps." Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society (1994), vol. XX, pg. 34.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 17.

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