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Union pipe, Ireland, 1849 or earlier

DETAILS

Object name
Maker
Date
1849 or earlier
Place
Object number
RCM0070
Acquisition
Gift from Donaldson, George — 1894

Description

Dark brown stained wood pipes; ivory and brass mounts; leather bag. Single-fold bellows of dark brown wood and red cloth over leather. Round stock holds keyless double chanter with twin conical bores having 7 finger holes and one thumb hole for each bore. Round drone stock holds 3 drones, the bass drone coiled once with loops of brass, and 3 regulators; bass regulator has 4 brass keys, tenor 4 and treble 5.

Dimensions

Visible length of chanter: 320mm. Overall length: 1073mm.

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