A tambourine, possibly of Algerian origin, made from wood and parchment. The frame, decorated with line patterns and irregular shaped pieces of mother-of-pearl, is made from a single piece of wood that has been bent into shape and the ends lap-joined together. There are 10 pairs of metal jingles.
Royal College of Music Museum
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- Measurements:Diameter: c. 228mm.
- View the original record:http://museumcollections.rcm.ac.uk/collection/Details/collect/1354