About this object

A small hand drum or damaru made from ivorine (synthetic ivory). The cups are covered with green leather and the collar is covered with purple silk. From this hang two beaters made from red cotton yarn and textile.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Music/sound
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    20th Century early
  • Materials
    Skin Leather; Textile Silk; Textile Cotton; Celluloid
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From The Tibet Society
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
  • Date collected
    1964 before
  • Measurements
    61 mm x 87 mm x 72 mm; 2 3/8 in x 3 7/16 in x 2 13/16 in

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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