Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Batak Drum

Left: NMM 2332. Drum, Batak tribe, Sumatra (Indonesia), 19th century. Bottom carved to resemble an old bronze cannon; traces of green pigment remain. Board of Trustees, 1977.

Center: NMM 1536. Handle drum, probably from Samoa, early 20th century. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.

NMM 1479. Handle drum, Trobriand Islands, early 20th century. Board of Trustees, 1976.

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