Fiddle (rababa)

19th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length 57.2 cm, width 10.5 cm, depth 3.3 cm (Length 22 1/2 in., width 4 1/8 in., depth 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2192

Medium or Technique

Wood, goatskin

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