User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Lamellaphone

Start collecting

Provenance

By 2002, Sidiqui Kaba; 2002, sold by Sidiqui Kaba to Dwight B. Heath (b. 1930), Providence, Rhode Island; 2007, gift of Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons

Probably Kongo people, 20th century

Object Place

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 22 x 5 cm (10 1/16 x 8 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.900

Medium or Technique

Wood, iron

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones