From: North Africa

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 2014-13-90
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture North African (uncertain) | Arabian (uncertain)
Provenience North Africa
Section African
Materials Copper | Iron | Skin | Rawhide | Fiber

Tabla el darausa. copper kettledrum with elongated tip on the base, into which an iron ring is inserted, through which a blue corded tassel passes. Head pegged on with iron pegs. Rawhide thong passes around the greatest diameter and is twined about the iron pegs. White fringe around the bottom of the head.

Height 22.5 cm
Length 20.3 cm
Width 26.8 cm
Depth 26 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number L-222-90 - Old Loan Number | M-148 - Seder Number

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