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Mouth organ (keledi)

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Provenance

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

Kalimantan, Indonesia

Dimensions

Height 78.1 cm, width 25.3 cm, depth 8.8 cm (Height 30 3/4 in., width 9 15/16 in., depth 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2165

Medium or Technique

Gourd, bamboo, wood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones