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211.312 Double-skin frame drum

Double-skin frame drum. The shell is a shallow cylinder formed from a piece of thin wood bent into a hoop and stuck together. The two skin membranes are lapped onto hoops of twigs each with an outer hoop. The heads are tensioned by light cords, tied together by a heavier cord. Geometrical designs are painted on both heads in brown pigment. A knotted cord snare passes across one head. Pellets are enclosed within the drum.

Double membrane frame drum. Narrow cylindrical wooden frame. The skins are held in place by cane hoops and vegetable fibre lacing in a Y pattern that passes through edges of membranes. The lacing is tensioned by an cord of vegetable fibre encorc; omg the middle of the shell. The membranes are decorated with geometric designs. A thin cord of vegetable fibre passes across the top surface of one of the skins, forming a snare.

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