Striker carved form wood to be used to strike balafou xylophone. [FC 17/11/2008]
Place details: AFRICA. Gambia / Local Name: Balafou Materials: Wood Plant / ?. Processes: Carved / ?. Dimensions: L = 285 mm W = 25 mm Field Collector: ?William F. Snow When Collected: By 1998 Other Owners: ?William F. Snow PRM Source: William F. Snow Acquired: Donated 1998
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Striker / Xylophone / CLASS: Music / ?.
Object description: Striker [.2] for xylophone [1998.41.2 .1] with second striker [.3]. The striker is made from carved wood, it does NOT have an end covered with old tyre inner tube strips.