1894.27.27

Mouth organ with 14 pipes in two rows and wooden mouth piece and air chamber towards the top. [FC 04/11/2008]

Place details: SE ASIA. Myanmar (Burma) / Myittha. Cultural Group: Pa-O (Taungthu Karen (Kayin))?: Karen: Kayin: Local Name: PE-BA Materials: Wood Plant / Reed Plant / Textile / Bead / Felt Wool Textile Animal / Resin Plant / ?. Processes: Perforated / Turned / Decorated / Bound / Woven / Tied / ?. Colour: red, yellow, black. Dimensions: L = 2300 mm W = 150 mm Diam [mouth hole] = 10 mm Field Collector: J.L. Dempster When Collected: 1893 Other Owners: Richard Carnac Temple PRM Source: Richard Carnac Temple Acquired: Donated 1894.5 Related Collections: Sim. to 130 I 5

KEYWORD: Musical instrument / Free Reed / Panpipes / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Free reed pipe mouth organ 14.

Object description: Mouth organ with 14 pipes in two rows and wooden mouth piece and air chamber towards the top. Red and yellow strips of felt decorate the pipes and strings of black, white and yellow beads hang from the mouth piece. All the pipes have finger holes. [FC 04/11/2008]