University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMeiji-Koto
Object Number:A673
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:C-99 - Seder Number

Description

Meiji-koto, first made in Meiji Period. A seven string modified tube zither, with short neck for pegs. General structure like Nigeu-Kiu. Dark brown wood with oval cut out in back. Seven carved flowers.


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