Female Cymbal Player
Title Female Cymbal Player
Accession Number 96.202
Title2 Musician
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Anthropology
Object Type Anthropology
Main Material Bronze
Manufacturing Technique Lost wax technique (Dhokra)
Country India
Origin Place Bastar, Chhatisgarh
Period / Year of Work 20th century CE
Dimensions Ht. 80 cms
Brief Description This is a bronze sculpture depicting a female musician playing cymbals.
Detailed Description This is a sculpture from Bastar, depicting a female musician playing a pair of cymbals. It is cast in bronze using an age old technique called lost wax process locally referred to as dhokra. The musician is shown wearing a small girdle adorn with jewellery such as choker and anklets.