1942.8.53

Wooden xylophone with decorative gourds [RR 21/1/2020]

Place details: AFRICA. Mozambique / Mouth of River Limpopo. Cultural Group: Chopi Local Name: MBILA, MARIMBA Materials: Wood Plant / Gourd Plant / Spider Membrane / ?. Processes: Tied / Perforated / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 715 mm Max W = 445 mm Field Collector: Unknown When Collected: By 1942 Other Owners: William Downing Webster PRM Source: William Downing Webster Acquired: Purchased 1896 [Donated 1942]

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Xylophone / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 1. MUSIC NAME: Xylophone.