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Native NameJinghu
Object Number:CG98-1-119A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Asian
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Cloth
Snakeskin
String
Other Number:DAS 1 - Other Number

Description

Jing Hu. The jinghu (京胡; pinyin: jīnghú) is a Chinese bowed string instrument. At the bottom is hollow section painted black and covered on one end with snake skin. Band of blue cloth around end. Found attached to CG98-1-119B, the bow of this object. Good condition.

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