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Description

Bellows bagpipe with chanter only, a stitched leather bag inside a velvet bag cover edged and tied with silk ribbon, wood chanter and stock and a bellows with wooden sides inlaid with ivory, collected by Skeoch Cumming, 19th century

Museum reference

H.LT 61

Collection

Culture

Object name

Bellows bagpipe

Date

19th century

Materials

Wood, Ivory, Velvet, Silk, Baize

Associations

Collector: Cumming, William Skeoch, 1864 - 1929
Skeoch Cumming Collection
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

References

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

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