Trumpet Horn

About this object

History of use

Trumpet like wind instrument

Physical description

Long, brown metal horn in four segments with a mouthpiece--last two segments are collapsible. Segments are divided by bulbous protrusions that ring the horn; the horn's rim and several of the dividing protrusions are flanked by patterned metal appliqu├ęs. The mouthpiece has a long shank and a large cup with a wide, flat rim; underside of the cup is covered in the remnants of a red, velvety material.