Psaltery (kanun)

19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Length 92.3 cm, width 38 cm, depth 5 cm (Length 36 5/16 in., width 14 15/16 in., depth 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1772

Medium or Technique

Walnut, sheepskin

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

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