Drum with cover and strap, from an assembled set of items used in Severance (Chöd) practice

Historical period(s)
19th century
Medium
Wood, and leather skin; pigments, metal plaques and bells, cowry shells, brocade streamers
Dimensions
H x Diam (drum): 14 × 22.9 cm (5 1/2 × 9 in)
Geography
Central or Eastern Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2015.28.12.3
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Musical Instrument
Type

Drum

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, tantra, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. VI-2d, 232-234.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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