Fiddle (rababa) and bow

19th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length 98.5 cm, width 13.5 cm, depth 9 cm (Length 38 3/4 in., width 5 5/16 in., depth 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2258a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood, goatskin

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