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Descant recorder

[Descant Recorder] Descant recorder, with three joints. Made throughout with plain tulipwood, stamped ROBERT GOBLE 448 on the upper joint and 448 on the lower joint to the right of the bottom finger hole. [Felt bag for descant recorder] Light brown felt bag stitched on both sides, with light brown plastic button at the top.

  • Date:
    1939 (made)
  • Maker:
    Goble, Robert
  • Collection:
    Victoria and Albert Museum
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  • Materials:[Descant Recorder] Turned and bored tulipwood [Felt bag for descant recorder] Felt, stitched; plastic
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  • Inscriptions:[Descant Recorder] 'ROBERT GOBLE 448' [Descant Recorder] '448'
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  • Repository:Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Measurements:[Descant Recorder] Length: 32 cm, Diameter: 2.8 cm bell, Diameter: 3 cm mouthpiece [Felt bag for descant recorder] Length: 39 cm, Width: 6.5 cm