Indian oboe with wooden body and brass mouthpiece. Bound with cotton to form sections between note holes. Wooden and leather thongs and plugs suspended from the top. 'Nineteenth century South Indian oboe (Nagasvaram) with seven fonger holes and five tuning holes. Played as one pair of double reeded instruments (such as a drone instrument called the Ottu)'. (M. Jessop) Leather thongs and plugs were previously associated with SNO.MS.161.
National Trust, Snowshill Manor
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