Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of small cymbals
  • unknown maker from Africa
  • pair of small cymbals, early 1900s
  • metal, cloth, string
  • Object Diameter: each 13 cm
    Object Diameter: each 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3003.a,b

The pair of small silver colored metal cymbals has cloth and string handles. 2007.3003.a has an intact cloth handle and a cluster of loose and frayed strings at the base. 2007.3003.b has remnants of a cloth handle but it has more of the loose and frayed strings, some of which are red.

Each cymbal's handle is attached through a hole in the center of the disc.