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Native NameKhol
Object Number:A1042
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Membrane
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:M87 - Seder Number

Description

Khol. Double-headed drum. Large drum, barrel-shaped dark wooden body. Wooden rim covered with skin around each drum head. Straps of leather are attached to the two rims stretching lengthwise on the body. Strip of leather wound around body tying pairs of the lengthwise straps together forming v-shapes. A metal ring is attached to body near each head. Fair condition. Skin on one head torn, other head partially unattached.


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