1924.2.38

Gourd shaped fiddle, missing neck, with perforated membrane secured with band of animal leather. [MJD 29/9/2008]

Place details: AFRICA. Ghana? / Northern Territory. Cultural Group: Mossi: Local Name: DUDUGU Materials: Gourd Plant / Animal Leather Skin / Iron Metal / Animal Membrane / ?. Processes: Carved / Nailed / Perforated / Stretched / Glued / Stitched / ?. Dimensions: Max H = 109 mm Max Diam = 204 mm Field Collector: ?Robert Powley Wild When Collected: By 1924 Other Owners: Robert Powley Wild PRM Source: Robert Powley Wild Acquired: Donated 1924

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Lute / Bow / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Fiddle.

Research notes: 'Moshi' is an alternative name for Moore. [SD 23/3/2000]