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Spiked Fiddle

Native NameKemangeh (uncertain)
Object Number:2014-13-51
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Georgia (Country)
Tiflis
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
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Iron
Mother-of-Pearl
Height: 19.5 cm
Length: 89.7 cm
Width: 17.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-51 - Old Loan Number
31 - Franklin Institute Number
C-244 - Seder Number
6184.51 - Franklin Institute Number

Description

Kemange? spiked fiddle with iron peg, 3 lateral pegs, membrane sounding board, body and neck heavily inlaid with mother-of-pearl. body retains the old coconut form

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

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