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Chelempung

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Java, Indonesia
Culture:
Javanese
Medium:
Wood, various materials
Dimensions:
Length: 101.6 cm (40 in.), Height one end: 50.8 cm (20 in.), the opposite end 8-1/2 in. The soundbox tapers from 17-1/2 in. to 6 in. at the lower end.
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1311
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 4.



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