Tsuzumi Drum

Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), hide, iron, and cord | 20.4cm | 1800s

Unknown Artist

Tsuzumi hand drums were used as musical accompaniment for formal theatrical productions such as Noh, but also in traditional folk music. Small tsuzumi like this one are set against one shoulder, and held in place with one hand, while the oth...
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