Small cylindrical and shallow side drum with shell made of birch faced plywood bent, chamfered and glued. Wooden counterhoops, vellum heads, rope-tensioned with small leather braces, and drag-rope. Single gut snare with tensioning wooden peg. This unique tabor drum was made by Miss Olive Madeline Perrott, who was a native from Gloucester and a music teacher and pipe maker for the Pipers’ Guild.
Perrott, Olive Madeline
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- Place of production:
Gloucester (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
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- Decorative elements:The drum shell is decorated with an old-style map of Gloucestershire in colour-washed pencil under varnish.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
- Repository:Gloucester Life
- Measurements:Height: 265mm; Diameter of heads: 230mm; Length of beaters: 470mm