Slit drumstick

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40581
Item name
Slit drumstick 
Category
Sound
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province > Rabaul District > Rabaul
Map
Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Hardwood
Dimensions
H: 273 mm W: 22 mm L: D: 15 mm Circum:

Description

Piece of hardwood, smoothed on flat end; slight curvature on reverse end.

Research notes

Slit drumsticks [40581 and 40582], along with bamboo slit drum [40580] were made by an unknown man in Rabaul and given to Kathleen Carman in 1982 [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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