Fiddle and bow

19th century


Object Place: Sri Lanka

Dimensions

Length 64.7 cm, width 13.4 cm, depth 12 cm (Length 25 1/2 in., width 5 1/4 in., depth 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2168a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood, snakeskin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection