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Guitar

Object Number:AF782
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushongo
Bangongo
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Brass
Cane (plant)
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:C-38 - Seder Number

Description

Guitar: A typical "West African" from. These instruments formerly has strings of raphia fibre. This example was strung with wire of which only short lengths remailed.

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