Photo by Dominic Ibbotson © The University of Edinburgh
Second quarter of 20th century
Technical description: Light coloured wood, width 39; one blade with handle, other (length 256) attached by sprung hinge. Each blade has a shallow hollow bored in it on the mating inner faces.
General usage of type: Used as whip effect and in variety theatre orchestras.
r.|parks, aug-sep 1998; a.|myers; c.|overton, 15.08.98.
length of blade with handle, 380.
Purchased in 1983 with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund and the University's General Council Trust.
James and C Blades
Paiban (Wooden clappers)