Xylophone

Instrument

Xylophone

Instrument Family

Percussion

Place Made

Africa

Date Made

20th centurySerial number:

Description

Technical description: Gourd-resonated suspension xylophone; 10bars. Bar lengths 347-472; bar widths 61-73.Some of the holes in the gourds covered with spider-nest membrane. Wooden frame.

Notes

a.myers, march 2007.

Measurements

width 1133; height 580.

Provenance

Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.

Collection

MIMEd; Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection

Accession Number

5586

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