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Drum

Object Number:A1078
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Damascus
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
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Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:M-45 - Seder Number

Description

Daraboukka. Hand drum. Metal body with human and animal shapes on it. Red and yellow striped strings with blue, red, and yellow tassles are attached to the head of the drum. Drum is shaped like a wine glass. Fair condition - skin is dried and slightly ripped. Head diam: 20.2 cm. Diam of base: 11.6 cm. Height: 29.2 cm. Brass? body.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq (08 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

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