Hand Drum

Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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Early Modern Period, probably Inter-War Period (1918-1942)

Wood, pigment, lizard skin, resin, beeswax, string, and feathers

Overall: 23 1/4 × 6 5/16 in. (59 × 16 cm)

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

990.54.27308

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1903-1983), Los Angeles, California, in the 1950s; to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O0774

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