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Vessel rattle made of gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) with small round black seeds inside (Canna indica L.). The filling hole is covered with a network of twine. The gourd has several other small holes throughout. This instrument was donated by Christopher Timbe of the Zimbabwe College of Music, in Harare.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:112.13 Vessel rattles
  • Repository:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Measurements:Height: 233mm. Gourd diameter: 115mm