Free reed mouth organ with two sets of reeds, one group of four and one of three. Both sets held together at ends with bands or plaited cane. [LKG 16/10/2008]

Place details: ASIA. India / ?Assam ?Nagaland ?Arunachal Pradesh ?Mizoram ?Meghalaya. Cultural Group: Southern Asia, Kuki, Thado?: Southern Asia, Kuki, Thado, Zomi?: Local Name: kotse melo Materials: Reed Plant / Gourd Plant / Resin Plant / Cane Plant / ?. Processes: Perforated / Plaited / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 750 mm L [gourd air chamber] = 230 mm Diam [mouth hole] = 8 mm Field Collector: John Henry Hutton When Collected: By 1923 Other Owners: John Henry Hutton PRM Source: John Henry Hutton Acquired: Donated May 1914

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Free Reed / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Free reed mouth organ.