Oboe Double Reed
An illustration of an oboe double reed. The cane is folded in half and shaped. The bottom is wrapped with wire and special string. This is then into a small cork. The top and bottom of the reed vibrates to produce sound.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed., vol. 18) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman