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Saw U

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Thailand
Culture:
Thai
Medium:
Coconut shell, ivory, wood, twine
Dimensions:
L. 29-1/2 in., Diam. of body 4 in., Length of bow 26 in.
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1569 a, b
Not on view
The lowest sounding two stringed fiddle of the Thai family of bowed instruments. It has a coconut-shell body and ivory pegbox and pegs
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; [ W. D. Webster ]
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 47, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 47, ill.



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