Vietnamese Trong De drum

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Object

Drum

Title

Vietnamese Trong De drum

Production date

1999

Material

Wood
Pigskin

Dimensions

height (frame): 112mm
diameter (frame): 200mm
height (Beater): 65mm
diameter (beater): 10mm

Description

This is a Vietnamese De drum decorated with painted golden cloud designs. The drum face is made from pigskin which has been nailed to the wooden frame, with pig hair still attached. This type of drum is played with other instruments to accompany the performers in Hat Cheo, a style of North Vietnamese theatre.

Associated place

Vietnam

Object number

1999.30

On display?

Yes

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