Bowed lyre (jouhikko) and bow

1949
Dick Backlund (Finnish, active mid-20th century)


Object Place: Helsinki, Finland

Dimensions

Length 64.8 cm, width 14.4 cm (Length 25 1/2 in., width 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.8a-b

Medium or Technique

Birch, spruce

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Inscription

Printed label: Dick Bäcklund. / Helsingfors / 1949

Provenance

1982, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

William Lindsey Fund