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Native NameTambura
Object Number:A1038
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Gourd
Ivory
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:C-215 - Seder Number

Description

Tambura. Long-necked stringed instrument with gourd body. Neck is brown unpainted wood with brass frets. Eight pegs. Gourd is attached to neck with a carved border. Ivory bridge and joint piece. Condition poor - bridge not in place, gourd broken strings undone, frets loose, attached packet of parts.

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