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Fiddle

Native NameKemangeh
Object Number:A1081
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
Skin
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:C-59 - Seder Number

Description

Kemangeh. flat, short-necked instrument in peart shape. 2 "D"-shaped holes in belly; shallow, linear and circular designs, 3 round pieces of pearl inlaid in V shape; carved, slat peg box. 3 long dorsal pegs; wood end button extending from body. Fair condition - two pegs broken, wood cracked, strings missing.

Length: 41 cm. Belly width: 15 cm. Depth: 5 cm.

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