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Xylophone (pat-tala)

Provenance

By 1993, likely acquired with the assistance of François Duhau de Bérenx, Bangkok, by Doris Duke (1912-1993), Somerset County, New Jersey; 1993, by inheritance to the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New York; 2004, gift of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 23, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection

early 20th century

Object Place

Burma

Dimensions

Length 139.3 cm, width 34 cm, height 66.5 cm (Length 54 13/16 in., width 13 3/8 in., height 26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.417

Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, glass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones