From: Iran | Samarkand

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 90-2-10
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Samarkand
Section Near Eastern
Materials Wood

Wooden fiddle with hollowed out body, circular at top with a long pointed lower end. Lower end covered with skin, round upper part left open. Square peg box, open at back, 2 lateral hour glass-shaped pegs. 2 groups of black horse hair strings attached to one end through holes in peg box and tied around short metal spike at other end. Good condition. Skin loose at edges. No bow.

Length: 83.5 cm. Width of body (circular part): 14.5 cm. Body depth: 12 cm.

Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1990
Other Number C-193 - Seder Number

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