Lute (cümbüs)

about 1930
Zeynel Abidin (Turkish)


Object Place: Istanbul, Turkey

Dimensions

Length 87 cm, width 30.6 cm, depth 16.8 cm (Length 34 1/4 in., width 12 1/16 in., depth 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1975.319

Medium or Technique

Aluminum, wood, calfskin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Before 1975, acquired in Ethiopia by Dr. and Mrs. Avrum Bluming, Newton, Massachusetts; 1975, gift of the Blumings to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Avrum Bluming