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Frame drum (diangu)

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Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

Hangzhou, China


Height 6.7 cm, diameter 20.1 cm (Height 2 5/8 in., diameter 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood, oxskin


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Membranophones