From: Georgia (Country) | Tiflis

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Native Name Kemangeh (uncertain)
Object Number 2014-13-49
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Georgia (Country) | Tiflis
Section Near Eastern
Materials Wood | Mother-of-Pearl | Ivory | Iron

Kemange? Small spiked fiddle with iron peg, three lateral pegs, membrane sounding-board. Body and Neck inlaid heavily with Mother-of-Pearl and ivory. The shape of the body resembles a coconut from which the form was evolved.

Height 11.5 cm
Length 66.5 cm
Width 11 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number L-222-49 - Old Loan Number | 30 - Franklin Institute Number | C-245 - Seder Number | 6184.49 - Franklin Institute Number

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