Free-reed mouth-organ with 2 rows of 5 reed pipes, the 2 longest being drones, the others having finger-holes. Sounded through air chamber of small gourd with long neck forming mouthpiece.
Place details: SE ASIA. Myanmar (Burma) / Northeast Burma. Cultural Group: Pa-O (Taungthu Karen (Kayin))?: Karen: Kayin: Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Reed Plant / Gourd Plant / ?. Processes: Perforated / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 655 mm W = 142 mm Field Collector: ?Donald Ferlys Wilson Baden-Powell When Collected: By 1968 Other Owners: Donald Ferlys Wilson Baden-Powell PRM Source: Donald Ferlys Wilson Baden-Powell Acquired: Donated 1968
KEYWORD: Musical instrument / Free Reed / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Free reed mouth organ pipe 10.
Research notes: Full name of Donald Baden-Powell source: Donor Index cards, Antiquities Department, Ashmolean Museum [L.Ph 23/3/2004]