Tabor

19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Height 11.5 cm, diameter 28 cm (Height 4 1/2 in., diameter 11 in.)

Accession Number

17.2026a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

A shallow wooden barrel with shellacked sides; two gaily painted wooden hoops laced with rope, with leather tags for tightening the two skin heads. Lower head has a snare.

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