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Drum

2006.44.3612 (RS160722)

Description

Small wooden slit or gong drum, probably of Pacific Island origin. The body of the drum is carved from a single piece of wood and polished, but the ends are unfinished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
Drum
Probably slit drums
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
2006.44.3612
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269746
Reference Notes
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/muoc/hd_muoc.htm

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