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Double-conical drum (kendhang ciblon)

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Medium size double headed barrel drum with crisscrossed leather laces and braided leather tensioners. Heads, laces, and tensioners are new replacements made of water buffalo hide, traditionally used for this purpose.

Provenance

1990, sold by the maker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford M. Endicott and Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Fraser in honor of Jan and Suzanne Fontein, and the Frank B. Bemis Fund

1991

Object Place

Surakarta, Indonesia

Accession Number

1990.643

Medium or Technique

Jackfruit wood, water buffalo skin

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Membranophones