University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSarangi
Object Number:2014-13-107
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Southern India
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Parchment
Gut
Wire
Ivory
Length: 68.8 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 13 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-107 - Old Loan Number
C286 - Seder Number
6184.107 - Franklin Institute Number
122 - Franklin Institute Number
A1027 - Other Number

Description

Broad-necked fiddle with parchment-covered slightly waisted body. Four lateral large knob pegs for heavy gut melody strings, ten frontal pegs for sympathetic strings (wire), and twenty eight lateral pegs for sympathetic wire strings. Much ivory trim. Poor condition - parchment torn, strings broken and unstrung. Attached packet of parts.


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