Tambourine from "Purple Rain"

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Titles Tambourine from "Purple Rain"
Description Tambourine used by Prince in the movie Purple Rain, 1984. Very deep purple wooden tambourine with silver colored jingles and no head. A clear plastic sticker on the handheld space reads in white script: "Love God". See ID Numbers 1987.124.1-6 for other pieces of the Purple Rain costume.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 inches diameter Frame Only
2 inches height Outer Frame
11 1/4 inches diameter Overall Diameter with cymbals extended on each side
Nomenclature tambourine
Materials wood (plant material)
metal
plastic (material)
Subjects Used by: Prince
Source: Purple Rain Tour
Used in: Chanhassen, Carver County, Minnesota, United States
Music
Music. Instruments. Percussion Instruments
Dates Use: 1984 - 1985
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of PRN Productions
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1987.124.7 (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Lynda on August 20, 2021 05:27:44 AM
    Hello, I have the same tambourine and wondered if you could advise me on how much I should sell it for please? I live in the UK. My husband worked on the sound for the Purple Rain tour. Thank you. Lynda

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