|Native Name||Sarungi | Sarangi|
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||India | Madras|
|Date Made||ca. 1876|
|Materials||Wood | Ivory | Parchment|
Sarangi (Sarange), fiddle. Wooden, waisted body with parchment sounding surface. Squarish neck open at back with red cup-like ornament at top. 7 lateral pegs in neck, metal strings attached inside neck, coming out diagonally arranged ivory-rimmed holes in neck front. 4 lateral pegs (2 each side) through peg box, with heavy gut strings. Ivory trim around edges of instrument. Dark wooden bridge-flat and rectangular in shape. Bow of dark wood with light hair & ivory frog and screw cap.
|Credit Line||Gift of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1951|
|Other Number||'78-160 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number | L-238-126 - Old Loan Number | C493 - Seder Number|
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