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Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Harp, Jaw

Accession number: 1996.05.01
Date: before 1996
Materials: Metal.
Description: HETEROGLOTTAL JEW'S HARP. Consists of a flexible tongue cut out of, or attached to , a small frame usually of bamboo or metal. The tongue is free at one end to allow it to be plucked with a finger or cord. The player holds the instrument between the teeth.