About this object

A drum / Rnga chung / damaru made from two shallow wooden bowls covered with green-coloured leather skins. Around the centre is a twisted grass or sisal rope.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Skin Leather; Fibre Yarn Sisal; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of H. G. Beasley
  • Collector
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Before 1939
  • Measurements
    96 mm x 160 mm x 160 mm; 3 3/4 in x 6 5/16 in x 6 5/16 in
  • Related people

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Object view = Humanities
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