reed (elements of musical instruments)

Reed and pirouette assembly: A white metal ring, probably designed to slot over the staple, with three black cords attached. The first has a small white plastic pirouette. The second has five quadruple reeds with rounded tops. These are arranged in a line with the thread tied round the base of each. The third cord attaches a reed guard, which consists of two strips of wood, tied at both ends with a slot between them.

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