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Ebony wood bones owned by Joseph F. Bement, CHARLES W. MORGAN crewmember, 1886-1887
bones (musical instrument)MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
overall: 7 x 1 x 1/4 in.
Pair of 'bones' (musical instruments classified as idiophones, made most simply from animal rib bones or carved wood), carved using ebony wood, owned by Joseph F.Bement (1867-1958), crewmember on the 13th voyage of the CHARLES W. MORGAN (October,1886 to November, 1887); given to him by fellow crew member, Cuspola Dearis.
Given in memory of Joseph F. Bement.