From: Senegal | Dakar

Curatorial Section: African

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Native Name Kasso
Object Number 2014-13-62
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Senegal | Dakar
Section African
Materials Gourd | Skin | Rawhide | Wood

Kasso. Harp with notched bridge. Large gourd body covered by skin membrane, held by large round-headed nails. Gourd is splitted by a straight stick which bears coils of braided rawhide to which the twisted rawhide strings are attached. Notched bridge missing.

Height 27 cm
Length 122 cm
Width 48.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number L-222-62 - Old Loan Number | C-257 - Seder Number

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