oboe; sahnai

A Śahnāī, or shahnai, conical oboe. Maker: Bina, Nai Sarak, Delhi, India, second quarter of the 20th century. The conical wooden body contracts at the distal end and bears the transfer label: ‘MUSICAL STORES/BINA/NAI SARAK DELHI’. Nickel silver bell and staple. The double reed, reedguard and needle are attached to the staple with string.

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