Hand Star Drum

Unidentified Marind-Anim maker


probably Late Inter-War Period (about 1930-1942)

Wood, pigment, hide, resin, rattan, and fiber

Overall: 26 3/16 × 8 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (66.5 × 22.7 × 20.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection



Place Made: Southwest Coast region, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view


Harry A. Franklin, Los Angeles, California 1950; Harry A. Franklin Family, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1990; given to present collection, 2019.

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