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"Persian" Sitar

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
Gourd, wood
Dimensions:
W. 15.2 x L. 61cm (6 x 24in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946
Accession Number:
46.34.4
Not on view
Henry Harrison Getty ; Alice Getty
"Hindu Musical Instruments." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1955), Vol. XIV, No. 3, pg. 72, ill.



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