Collection Online
Medium
wood, lizard skin, fibre
Measurements
84.8 × 19.5 × 18.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
ETH26-1973
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hilda Richards, 1973
© the artists
Gallery location
Not on display
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.