1938.34.472

Mirliton voice disguiser, of reed. Covered with blue paper. Wrapped diagonally around the instrument is an incomplete [?]poem in French. [NC 26/9/2017]

Place details: EUROPE. France / Cultural Group: European French Local Name: mirliton Materials: Reed Plant / Paper Plant / Paper Plant / Membrane / ?. Processes: Covered / Notched / ?. Dimensions: L = 223 mm Field Collector: ?Henry Balfour When Collected: By 1939 Other Owners: Henry Balfour PRM Source: Henry Balfour Acquired: Bequeathed 1939 Other Numbers: Balfour number 472

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Voice Disguiser / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 2. MUSIC NAME: Mirliton voice disguiser.

Object description: Mirliton voice disguiser, of reed. Covered with blue paper. Wrapped diagonally around the instrument is an incomplete [?]poem in French. Either end of the reed has a membrane. [NC 26/9/2017]