Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ganga?

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Ghana or Nigeria
Culture:
Dagomba or Hausa people?
Dimensions:
L.: 38.9 cm.; Head (irreg. triangle): 40 cm. x 34.7 cm.
Classification:
Membranophone-double-headed / cylindrical drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1730
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Esther A. Dagan in Drums: The Heartbeat of Africa. (not entered)., Galerie Amrad African Art Publications. Montreal, Canada, 1993, pg. 116, fig. 42.4, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 140.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 140.



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