This nylon case has one full inch of firm padding on all sides, top and bottom and two adjustable shoulder straps. A 12" x 9" Velcro pocket on the front will hold instruction materials. The case's interior dimensions of 20" L x 11.5" H x 14" W will accommodate a number of instruments. For tabla sets there is a padded, free-floating, insert to separate the two drums. The suite-case style zipper around 3 sides allows the top to open fully for easy access to the interior. The zipper can accommodate a small lock for security (lock not included).