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portion of bone (?human thigh) sawn cleanly through to form 'embouchure'; a rudimentary bell is formed by 2 holes perforated at the knuckle end, and covered by close-fitting membrane neatly sewn along 2 seams, formerly painted maroon; sounding f'; length 325

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  • Period:late 19th century
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  • Repository:Royal Northern College of Music