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Fiddle

Object Number:2012-31-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Hide
Fiber
Height: 7.8 cm
Length: 55.8 cm
Width: 11.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Two-string fiddle with a bamboo handle. Oval bowl-shaped body covered with hide. Two holes cut in top of hide; one hole surrounds the neck of instument and othe hole serves as the sound hole.

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