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Dadabuan

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Mindanao, Philippines
Culture:
Philippine (Mindanao)
Medium:
Wood, mother-of-pearl, skin
Dimensions:
Height: 32 3/8 in. (82.2 cm) Diameter (Maximum): 24 7/16 in. (62 cm) Diameter (Drum head): 21 3/4 in. (55.3 cm)
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / goblet drum
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.32
Not on view
The Islamic influences in this drum from the Southern Philippine Islands contributed to its name, goblet shape, mother-of-pearl inlay, and leaf decoration. The drum is blackened by rubbing oil and root into the carved palm wood. It is played with two rattan sticks.
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