It presents the design of traditional castanets in laurel wood, with the volumetric configuration of a pear and whose shells (10 x 10 cm) were burned after excavation. The two pieces that compose it are united by means of a sisal rope.

Direct percussion idiophon
Portugal, Madeira – Ponta do Sol – Madeira, 20th Century
Materials: laurel wood, sisal rope or thick string
Owner: AMCXarabanda


Name:  Castanholas
Band: Banda Recreio Camponês
Date:  []
Category:  Idiophon

C = 14,0 cm
A = 18,0 cm
Bojo = 15,0 cm

Materials:  wood
Photo Date / Scan:  19/05/2018
Conservation State:   Reasonable

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