Khene (Khean) (Mouth Organ)

Unidentified maker (Laos)


collected 1894-1897

Bamboo and wood

Overall: 87 3/8 in. (222 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Barrett



Place Made: Laos, Southeast Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Dr. John Barrett (1866-1938, Class of 1889), during his time as the U.S. Minister to Siam, 1894-1897; bequeathed to Mr. and Mrs. John Walton Barrett [his nephew], Freeport, Illinois; given to present collection, 1938.

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