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Catalog Number 1989.002.092
Object Name Drum
Description Mantou drum

Used in Cantonese opera until the 1940's, Mantou drums were only made in Guangdong and became difficult to obtain.

Drum of animal skin on wood base, decorated with painted characters in Chinese:
Yue Dong
Quan Sheng Zao
Guang Zhou Qing Yuan Jie
Zhong Guo Yin Yue Ju She
Title Mantou drum
Dimensions H-11 Dia-10 inches
Collection Chinese Musical and Theatrical Association
Accession number 1989.002