Lute (charango)

1900–25


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

Length 54.9 cm, width 13.1 cm, depth 5.2 cm (Length 21 5/8 in., width 5 3/16 in., depth 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.405

Medium or Technique

Armadillo shell, wood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

About 1920, collected on a Grace Line steamship cruise in Latin America; before 1984, acquired by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund