From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 37-22-35
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Tin

Wooden bowstave passes through a rectangular tin box [resonator].

A considerable range of notes is obtained by stopping the string at various points against the stave, while the string is struck with a short section of reed or a light stick.

Height 8.5 cm
Length 18.5 cm
Width 9.3 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 93 - Collector Number | C-328 - Seder Number

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