Bagpipe: Highland bagpipe

Scope and Content

Highland bagpipe made of African Blackwood with ivory mounts. The bag is made of suede leather.

Maker: Unknown.

Place of production: Scotland.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore.

Administrative / Biographical History

The bag is made of suede leather, which was popular with pipers in the mid-1970s.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Stored in original case.