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Bagpipe (highland pipes) and practice bagpipe ("goose")

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By 1903, John Grant, Edinburgh, Scotland; November 16, 2000, sold by Sotheby's London, England, to Tony Bingham, lot 306; 2009, sold by Tony Bingham, London, England, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Edwin M. Ripin Collection—Friends of the Collection Fund


Object Place

Glasgow, Scotland


Overall: 90 x 20 x 7.5 cm (35 7/16 x 7 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ebony, silver, ivory, calfskin, cloth


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones