Bamboo jew's harp, dzong with a gradually narrowing tongue. Thin bamboo strips flank narrowing lower portion of tongue, stuck on with wax. Complicated design.
Place details: ASIA. India / Arunachal Pradesh Upper Lohit River. Cultural Group: Digaru Mishmi Local Name: DZONG Materials: Bamboo Plant / Wax / ?. Processes: Split / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 232 mm Field Collector: John Henry Hutton When Collected: By 1922 Other Owners: Given to Henry Balfour by John Henry Hutton, 1922 PRM Source: Henry Balfour Acquired: Bequeathed 1939 Related Collections: 1923.84.883
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Jews Harp / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 1. MUSIC NAME: Jew's harp.