Handcrafted antique wooden sarangi
Dimensions : 22.3" x 6"
Used for street theatre and performances in North Bengal.
These vintage sarangis are from Uttar and Dakshin Dinajpur and Naxalbari in West Bengal. Masks and instrumental bases are used in a ritual performances called Gamira and street theater performances known as Jatra. Jatra, a form of street theatre, originated in Bengal in the 15th century. Music is the main element of Jatra. Musicians sit in two groups facing each other and playing classical, semi-classical and folk music.
Disclaimer: Please note that some masks are very old and hence may be chipped in places. This is part of its character. The product is exactly the same as shown in the image.
- Stock: Sold Out
- Reward Points: 150
- Model: nbdcoll_1702_06
- Weight: 3.00kg