Arts of the Pacific Islands
Lizard skin, wood, wood fiber, pigment
28 1/2 x 9 x 7 in. (72.4 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm) (show scale)
"34.145 L" written in red ink and crossed out in red ink on inside of drum; below written in red ink "51.118.12"
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Gift of John W. Vandercook
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Malagan. Drum. Lizard skin, wood, wood fiber, pigment, 28 1/2 x 9 x 7 in. (72.4 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John W. Vandercook, 51.118.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 51.118.12.jpg)
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The overall condition of the drum is fair. Structurally, the wood is sound; however, at the top of the open end of the drum, a section has been broken off and repaired and both points are abraded.
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