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Description

Stringed musical instrument. A long squared neck of wood, carved with several sets of diagonal lines, pierces the top of a round, hollow gourd, emerging as a short peg on the opposite side. Two long wood pins pierce the neck, each holding a metal string that stretch to make contact with a small wood bridge on the gourd, and extend to wrap around the peg. The bridge is glued to a piece of skin stretched over a large hole in the top of the gourd, attached with small wood pins. Gourd is decorated with carved lines in the shape of foliage.

History Of Use

The bow 3123/33 likely goes with one of the two string instruments in the collection (this one, or 3123/32), but it is uncertain which one.

Item History

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