Collection Online
wood, lizard skin, fibre
84.8 × 19.5 × 18.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hilda Richards, 1973
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Dark wood with lizard skin stretched over top and tied with string. The drum has a long body. On each side of the central handle are two long raised vertical panels carved and pierced with small scroll or spiral motifs.