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Fife. Boxwood body with brass ferrules. Six tone holes. Two joints. String lapped tenon. End of head joint is open with no cork visible inside.

Details

fife
2004.1016
Musical Instruments

2 items (description level: top)

421.121.12
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  fife
object name:  fife
catalogue title:  421.121.12

Additional date information
1775-1825 

Materials & techniques
boxwood; copper alloy; string
Additional material & technique information
material: copper alloy (ferrules)
material: boxwood (overall)
material: string (overall)
Measurements
overall: 338 x 20 x 20 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 338 x 20 x 20 mm

Acquisition supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund
Boosey & Hawkes Collection


Related subjects
object name: fifes

Record created 2003-12-22 by JCORT
Record last updated 2018-02-21 by ANACTORIA

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