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Sitar

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Native NameSitar
Object Number:A1035
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Ivory
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:C-163 - Seder Number

Description

Wooden sitar. Small with flat body. Neck and body reddish brown and have metallic red and gold scrolled painted trim. Condition - Poor. Body split apart, only two of six pegs remaining. No strings. Fifteen metal frets, two ivory bridges at top, two frontal and four lateral pegs. Elaborate painted design at top of neck.

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