University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2014-13-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Ivory
Mother-of-Pearl
Technique:Inlaid
Length: 65.9 cm
Width: 21.2 cm
Depth: 11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-13 - Old Loan Number
C232 - Seder Number
6184.13 - Franklin Institute Number

Description

Lute or fiddle. Pegbox has 5 round lateral pegs, 3 on one side (brown), 2 on the other (red). Short broad neck with ivory and mother of pearl inlay. Dark brown wooden bridge, three strings (2 missing). Good condition.


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