This is a spike-bowl fiddle made with a gourd-shell resonator covered with skin that secured with brass tacks. It has a neck made of cane with two wooden friction pegs holding brass wire strings. The bridge is missing.
- Specific materials/techniques:
- Decorative elements:Plug of feathers inserted at the top of the neck.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:321.311 Spike bowl lutes
- Repository:Powell-Cotton Museum
- Measurements:Height: 1045mm; Width: 175mm; Depth: 150mm