423.121.22 End blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes with mouthpiece

Narsiṅgā (narsinga), horn of rolled sheet copper with a seam. Made in three curved separable sections for use in C or S shape outline. Four pairs of rings containing rattling objects encircle the tube. The instrument is painted with a design of foliage, scrolls and geometrical patterns in red, yellow and green outlined in black. An inscription is painted on the distal section. Integral mouthpiece. A length of cloth is knotted onto brass rings on the middle section and the bell section.

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