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Spiked Fiddle

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Native Name:
Kemangeh (uncertain)
Object Number:
2014-13-51
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Soviet Georgia
Tiflis
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Wood
Hide
Iron
Mother-of-Pearl
Description:
Kemange? spiked fiddle with iron peg, 3 lateral pegs, membrane sounding board, body and neck heavily inlaid with mother-of-pearl. body retains the old coconut form
Height:
19.5cm
Length:
89.7cm
Width:
17.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Franklin Institute
Other Number:
L-222-51   -   Old Loan Number
31   -   Franklin Institute Number
C-244   -   Seder Number
6184.51   -   Franklin Institute Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)
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