Bamboo dulcimer, pak-dol or veddur-dol (literally 'bamboo-drum') made of a 34.5 inches length of thick bamboo cut in half lengthways; with three strings made from a pieced of prised outer rind which is raised from the body of the bamboo by two small bamboo bridges.
Place details: ASIA. India / Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur [Jubbulpore, Jubalpur] Abujhmar Mountains. Cultural Group: Southern Asia, Gond, Maria Gond: Local Name: PAK-DOL, VEDDUR-DOL Materials: Bamboo Plant / ?. Processes: Split / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 865 mm Max W = 84 mm Field Collector: Wilfrid Vernon Grigson When Collected: By 1941 Other Owners: Wilfrid Vernon Grigson PRM Source: Wilfrid Vernon Grigson Acquired: Donated 1939
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Zither / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Cylindrical zither (3).