From: Turkey (Country)

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number A1087
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Turkey (Country)
Section Near Eastern

Ghaida. Skin of whole animal with black hair left on outside (now worn off). Chanter tied in at animal's neck, blowpipe in back, and animals 2 forelegs tied off. Back end bunched and tied. Short wooden blowpipe with raised rings. Double chanter of light wood in wooden trough, held in by wax and string. Eng of double chanter bound with blue cloth with blue and white bead design on a leather strip. 6 finger holes in each pipe in parallel arrangement. Design of white, yellow, red and blue beads at top of chanter. Poor condition. Bag died and broken. Chanter loose in trough.

Length of bag: approx. 53 cm. Length of chanter and trough: 34 cm. Length of blowpipe: 10cm.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number A-11 - Seder Number

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