Zither (gintang) and mallet

19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Length 55.3 cm, width 6.3 cm (Length 21 3/4 in., width 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1782a-b

Medium or Technique

Bamboo, wood

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