Conical body of dark wood terminating in flattened Y-shape at top with beveled surface for circular embouchure hole. Upper half of body has three raised fingerholes and is wrapped with strips of snakeskin. Lower half of body wrapped with animal skin, and end pierced by hole for carrying cord.
1984, sold by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund
Probably Bwa people, probably late 19th century