'Khol' is a prominent percussion instrument in the shape of an asymmetrical drum. It is closely associated with Vaishnavite music of Bengal and Assam and originates from the northeast region. It is also called Mridanga because it's made of clay i.e mrit/mud.


  • Title: Solvyns -Khol
  • Creator: Frans Balthazar Solvyns
  • Date Created: 1796/1799
  • Physical Location: Indian Music Experience Museum
  • Location Created: Kolkata/Calcutta
  • Physical Dimensions: (53.19 x 38.2 x 5.99 cm)
  • Type: Image
  • Rights: Indian Music Experience
  • Medium: Etchings, Hand Colored
  • Art Genre: Drawings & Paintings
  • Depicted Topic: Instrument called Khol

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