- Alastair Dick
Medieval hourglass drum of India. It is described as about 48 cm long and 14 cm in diameter at the faces; the middle ‘can be grasped by the fist’. The heads are stretched on iron hoops in which are seven holes; they are laced with a central cross-lacing over which is a decorated fringe. The drum is hung on a shoulder strap and played with both hands. The ...