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An image of Drum by Kasure's Grandfather

Kasure's Grandfather

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Title
Drum
Other titles:
Kundu (hand drum)
Place of origin
Goroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
possibly Alekano people
Year
early 20th century
collected 1972
Media categories
Musical instrument, Ceremonial object
Materials used
wood, carved and incised designs, animal skin membrane
Dimensions

56.5 x 16.0 x 14.0 cm:

0 - Whole; 56.5 cm (22 1/4"); diameter at drum mouth (irreg.)

0 - Whole; 16 cm; diameter at drum head (irreg.)

0 - Whole; 14 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
573.1979
Copyright
© the artist, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 72 (colour illus.), 170. cat.no. 19

Exhibition history (1)

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014