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The khanjari is a small frame drum of southern India that has a single set of jingles.

A circular frame over one edge of which a circular piece of skin is stretched and glued. An incision 1/2 inch wide a 2 1/2 in. in length on one side of frame through the centre of which is a wire supporting a circular cymbal of metal 2 in. in diam. Top half of drum painted black; bottom half painted red, both halves decorated with gold chevrons and other designs. (Allen Roda 2014)

Khanjari, Metal, wood, skin, Indian

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