Double-conical drum (kendhang ciblon)

1991
A. L. Suwardi (Indonesian, born about 1948)


Object Place: Surakarta, Indonesia

Accession Number

1990.643

Medium or Technique

Jackfruit wood, water buffalo skin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

Medium size double headed barrel drum with crisscrossed leather laces and braided leather tensioners. Heads, laces, and tensioners are new replacements made of water buffalo hide, traditionally used for this purpose.

Provenance

1990, sold by the maker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford M. Endicott and Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Fraser in honor of Jan and Suzanne Fontein, and the Frank B. Bemis Fund