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Provenance

1968, purchased in Kumasi, Ghana by Carolyn and Eli Newberger, Boston; 2005, year-end gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of Eli and Carolyn Newberger

African, Ghana, Asante peoples, Early to mid-20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1275

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment, and goat skin

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Musical instruments