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Tambourine, ? Algerian

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Object name
Maker
maker: Anonymous
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Object number
RCM0281
Acquisition
Acquisition information not known.

Description

A tambourine, possibly of Algerian origin, made from wood and parchment. The frame, decorated with line patterns and irregular shaped pieces of mother-of-pearl, is made from a single piece of wood that has been bent into shape and the ends lap-joined together. There are 10 pairs of metal jingles.

Dimensions

Diameter: c. 228mm.

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