Snare drum

Object Number: 
1936.679
Date: 
1820-1870
Medium: 
Metal, wood, hide, rope, leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/4 x 16 in. ( 36.2 x 40.6 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on side of cylinder: "FUS ELIERS 84 REGT" (on banner above shield-breasted eagle)
Description: 
Double-headed tubular drum with painted sheet metal cylinder and drumheads made of animal hide; red painted wooden rims pierced with holes for rope lacing, which is reinforced by leather bands; shield-breasted eagle with banner inscribed "FUS ELIERS 84 REGT" painted in yellow and black on one side of cylinder.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group