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Didjeridu

Provenance

Until 2008, Richard Johnston (d. 2008), Williamsport, PA; by descent to his wife, Doris “Dee” Johnston, Williamsport; sold by Mrs. Johnston to David Schenne, Buffalo, NY; July, 2009, sold by Schenne to Brant Mackley Gallery, Hershey, PA; 2010, sold by Mackley to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, MA; 2013, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 29, 2013)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund and Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Yolngu culture, Dhuwa moiety, 1960–1980

Object Place

Northern Territoty, Australia

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 153 x 7.3 cm (60 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2013.584

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones