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Musical Bow

Object Number:2012-31-42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Gourd
Metal
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Height: 13 cm
Length: 136 cm
Width: 19 cm
Outside Diameter:2.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Braced Gourd-bow (Xitende). Musical Bow with a string tied to both ends, in the middle, half a gourd shell is attached. Gourd is damaged, large area of loss.

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