FMNH 83985.nosub[1]

  • Creator:Sarah Carlson : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-45 | Provenience: Philippine Islands. | People or Culture: Philippinos | Object: Harp | Material: Bamboo, wood, pandanus, animal gut, iron | Description: Bamboo hard standing on rectangular base of bamboo half-tube edging with woven pandanus on top and wood underneath, 4 wood ball feet. Harp has 26 gut strings, mostly broken, only 23 iron pegs left, 24 wood pegs, iron nail. Bamboo cracked. Harp is in fragile condition. Pegs loose. (Harp is Philippino adaptation of a Spanish original; was collected in 1889. Dr. Sue DeVale, 4/11/82). | Dimensions (in cm.): Overall Ht. of harp with base: 142.0 cm. W of harp: 93.0. Base L: 48.5; W: 33.5 | Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2/14/79 (Crosby Brown Collection). | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 83985 | ENT | Field No. Met. Cat. #89.4.2962 | Neg. No. | Acc. 3540 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] |
Catalog Number: 83985.nosub[1]
Description: harp
Materials: bamboo, iron, wood, animal gut, pandanus
Cultural Attribution: Filipino
Locality: Philippines, Philippines
Accession Number: [3540] Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1979
Other Numbers: 89.4.2962
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Collector/Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art, C. Brown : Denakkanaaga, Inc. [NFR]
IRN: 1315318
GUID: 947511de-58b6-408c-9fb2-50e133a01cce