Enrich your home with the beauty of music by incorporating this traditional West African design curated by Swahili African Modern. The 16-18 Note Senegalese Balaphon Xylophone is a percussion instrument that resembles a xylophone; this model is handcrafted for both decorative and functional purposes.
Created by Senegalese balaphone craftspeople, each balaphon includes 16 or 18 wooden notes and calabash gourd resonators. The entire piece is lashed with cotton cord and mallets are included. Musicians will find this instrument appealing both in sound and in hold, while for the rest it makes a beautiful, sentimental addition to your decor setting.
Material: Wood, gourds, cotton cord
Dimensions: 28" L x 18" W x 7" H
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