Medium: Wood, gourd, fiber, reed
Dates:late 19th or early 20th century
Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 9 7/16 in. (60 x 24 cm)
Accession Number: 22.907
Catalogue Description: Chordophone in three pieces. The bottom piece (a.) is a gourd or calabash half which is placed against the belly as a resonator. It is joined to the wooden bow ( c.) on which the strings would be strung by a calabash section( b.) which is notched at the top to hold the wooden bow.Wooden lute gourd resonater. Condition: Gourd cracked, piece broken out.