Mouth-organ. [CAR 29/09/2008]
Place details: ASIA. India / ?Assam ?Arunachal Pradesh. Cultural Group: Southern Asia, Adi: Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Reed Plant / Gourd Plant / Resin Plant / Wax / ?. Processes: Perforated / Glued? / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 410 mm L [gourd] = 430 mm Field Collector: ?John Henry Hutton When Collected: By 1923 Other Owners: Presented to Henry Balfour by John Henry Hutton, 1923 PRM Source: Henry Balfour Acquired: Bequeathed 1939
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Free Reed / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Free reed mouth organ.
Object description: Mouth-organ: air-chamber with long straight mouthpiece of gourd, and reed pipes of same length stuck through the gourd. All pipes have holes cut in and are cut away at tops. [CAR 29/09/2008]