Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Karnāl

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Salyan District, Rapti Zone, Nepal
Culture:
Nepalese
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
L.: 71.7 cm (28-3/16 in.) ;(Bell Diam.: ca. 24 cm (9-7/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
Gift of Krishna Man Manandhar, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.352.7
Not on view
Karnāl
The long conical trumpet is used singly or in pairs and may substitute for or play in contrast with the narsĩngā. Both instruments may join together to supply idiosyncratic fanfares. Collected in Salyān, Rāptī district, Nepal.
Krishna Man Manandhar
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