Search

Cornemuse, France, 18th century

DETAILS

Object name
Maker
Date
18th century
Place
Object number
RCM0071
Acquisition
Gift from Donaldson, George — 1894

Description

Ivory pipes and stocks; bag with cover of pink figured woven silk trimmed with ruched ribbon. Round stock holds turned reed cap which in turn holds chanter with 7 finger holes and one thumb hole. Smaller cap connected laterally to chanter cap holds tenor drone. Silk dates from c. 1778–1788.

Dimensions

Visible chanter length: 203mm.

Share