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Musical Bow

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Object Number:
2012-31-42
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience:
South Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Gourd
Metal
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Description:
Braced Gourd-bow (Xitende). Musical Bow with a string tied to both ends, in the middle, half a gourd shell is attached. Gourd is damaged, large area of loss.
Height:
13cm
Length:
136cm
Width:
19cm
Outside Diamater:
2.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston

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