Technical description: Wooden stick; felt head secured between two brass plates with central screw. Total mass 80g; head mass 67g (84%). Repair History: The shaft seem very short and probably has been broken and re-attached at some time.
General usage of type: Rather light for gong or tam-tam; may originally have been one of a pair of bass drum beaters.
r. parks, 15 or 22 may 1999; a. myers; rp 12.9.98; c.j. overton, 12.9.98.
length 202; head diameter: 63.
Purchased in 1983 with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund and the University's General Council Trust.