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Description

Highland bagpipe with a chanter, blow-pipe and three drones, decorated with bone insets owned by the Macdonalds of Islay and long in the possession of the MacIndeors or Dewars, hereditary pipers to the Macdonalds of Islay

Museum reference

H.LT 77

Collection

Culture

Object name

Highland bagpipe

Materials

Bone, Horn, Wood, Wool, Metal

Associations

Previous owner: Macdonald of Islay
MacIndeors of Islay
Islay, Argyll, Scotland, EUROPE

References

Baines, Anthony, Bagpipes. Occasional Paper on Technology 9, Oxford University Press, 1973.

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