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Brass barrel, two skin heads held by wooden loops laced with cord braces and tightened with leather tags. Two snares below.

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

about 1800

Object Place

Belgium

Dimensions

Height 44 cm, diameter 45.5 cm (Height 17 5/16 in., diameter 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2020

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Membranophones