Bottle-shaped body (of oval cross-section) constructed of two hollowed out halves of red cedar (?), bound with twine near each end and at center. Distal end open. Seams sealed with pitch. Rectangular window and embouchure hole. Sounds pitch of f'-sharp.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection