This instrument was collected in the field by Percy Horace Gordon Powell-Cotton. It is a single reedpipe made from a hollowed out grain stalk, which has a single beating, idioglottal reed (i.e. reed cut from the surrounding stalk material). The tube is open on both ends, and has a small leather strip attached to close/protect the reed.
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.21 Individual reedpipes with single reeds
- Repository:Powell-Cotton Museum
- Measurements:Length: 273mm