University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSuling
Object Number: P794
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Borneo
Dutch West Borneo
Kapuas River
Putus Sibau
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Length: 64.5cm
Outside Diameter:2.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Alfred C. Harrison Jr. and Dr. H. M. Hiller, 1899
Other NumberA489 - Seder Number
226 - Other Number

Description

Suling? End blown flute of bamboo. Three widely spaced finger holes; two burnt out, the third cut out. Bamboo is painted red leaving designs where unpainted. Poor condition. One end badly cracked.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)View Objects in Exhibition
The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Manuscript] Hiller, Hiram M. Hiller Journal Voyage II Book IV. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90View Objects cited in this Publication

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