Type: Membranophones > Drums > Frame.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 221.311
Region: North America.
Construction: The qilaat is a frame drum that has an extended handle carved of wood attached to the frame. The frame is very thin in the diameter of thickness. Animal skin is stretched and laced onto the frame. A beater is carved from a separate piece of wood often a branch.
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