Single membrane frame drum. Membrane simply stretched over wooden frame. Rope handle attached to frame. Wooden frame is of 5 sections, jopined together. [FC 16/9/2008]
Place details: ASIA. India / Kerala Travancore. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Animal Hide Skin / ?. Processes: Carved / Stretched / Perforated / Carpentered / ?. Dimensions: Diam = 570 mm H = 85 mm Field Collector: Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner also known as Gottlieb William Leitner When Collected: By 1899 Other Owners: Purchased by Henry Balfour 14 May 1912 PRM Source: Henry Balfour Acquired: Bequeathed 1939
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Frame Drum / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 2. MUSIC NAME: Single membrane frame drum.