Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Esrāj

Date:
19th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
Wood, metal, wire, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 94 cm (37 in.); W. of neck 7.3 cm (2-7/8 in.); W. of body 15.2 cm (6 in.); L. of bow 50.8 cm (20 in.) [L.C.]
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.153
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Presented to donor by Sir Sourindro Mohun Tagore
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 68.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 68.



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