1987.40.1

Xylophone of dark wood with 15 bars, one bar missing and 14 gourd resonators. [MJD 17/11/2008]

Place details: AFRICA. Ghana. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Gourd Plant / Plant Fibre / Spider Membrane / String / Animal Leather Skin / Textile / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Perforated / Tied / Knotted / Twisted / ?. Dimensions: L = 838 mm Max W = as of longest note = 448 mm When Collected: By 1987 Acquired: Donated 1987/10

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