Object Place: Probably Democratic Republic of the Congo
Length 42 cm, width 15 cm (Length 16 9/16 in., width 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)
Hourglass-shaped body of woven cane with tuft of animal hair tied around waist with strips of cane and cloth. Nutshells inside.
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection