Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tube zither

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Philippine
Culture:
Philippine
Medium:
a bamboo tube with two oblong openings on one side between the nodes; four fibre strings fastened to wood pegs inserted at one end pass through holes at the other.
Dimensions:
Diam. 3 3/4 x L. 33 1/16 in. (9.5 x 84 cm)
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-struck-tube
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2616
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 23, ill.

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