University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:51-46-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 17th Century - 1904
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1904
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Copper
Leather
Technique:Hammered
Braided
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1951
Other Number:'04-310 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
l-238-17 - Old Museum Number
M361 - Seder Number

Description

Kettle drum; body of hammered copper. Head is tannish in color, skin with a black spherical patch on it. Thick braided ring of leather is wound around head, strip of leather is around base. Leather straps(N ligatures) are attached to base and head creating a design around drum body.


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