Trough zither (inanga)

Hutu people
20th century


Object Place: Burundi or Rwanda

Dimensions

Overall: 76 x 24 x 7 cm (29 15/16 x 9 7/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.22

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

About 2001, sold by Osman Beretta, Providence, RI, to Dwight B. Heath, Providence; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

NOTE: Provenance information was provided by the donor at the time of the gift, and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons