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Cornemuse, Bourbonnais, France, ?19th century

DETAILS

Object name
Maker
Date
19th century
Place
Object number
RCM0139
Acquisition
Gift from Donaldson, George — 1894

Description

Light brown wood chanter, dark brown wood blowpipe, stocks and drones; decorated with pewter lattice work and mounts; leather bag. Oval stock, decorated with lattice work, stars and flowers in pewter, holds conical chanter and tenor drone; chanter has 7 finger holes, one thumb hole and 2 vent holes. Round stock holds bass drone in 3 sections.

Dimensions

Visible length of chanter: 558mm.

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