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KAGURA-TAIKO/ A large drum and sticks.
Title KAGURA-TAIKO/ A large drum and sticks.
Accession Number 11043
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Musical Instruments
Main Material Wood
Component Material II Brass
Component Material III Parchment
Country Japan.
Provenance Japan.
Origin Place Japan.
Find Place Japan.
Period / Year of Work Not Known
Inscription NA
Dimensions Maximum Height-133c.m. Maximum Diameter-82c.m.
Brief Description It is a percussion musical instrument. A designed circular drum is suspended from a circular wooden frame. A decorated brass piece is present on the top of the wooden frame. Both the sides of the drum are covered with parchment and each side is decorated with three animal figures painted with multicolour paints. The wooden frame has four curved legs. The edges of the wooden frame are strengthened by brass rings. Two sticks are hung on two sides of the wooden frame. The drum sticks are wooden and decorated with designed brass pieces near the heads as well as at the ends.