University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameRebab
Object Number:2014-13-83A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Metal
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Pigment
Technique:Carved
Height: 130 cm
Width: 25.5 cm
Depth: 8.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-83 - Old Loan Number
C-274 - Seder Number

Description

Long-necked fiddle with egg-shaped body covered with membrane. Long slender neck and bottom "spike" are decoratively turned wood. Two tuning pegs (B and C), similarly turned. Two metal strings.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Polin, Claire C. 07 Apr 1954. Gifts of Jubal: Musical Instruments from the Ancient East.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: xxviView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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