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Sitar

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Maharashtra, India
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
ostrish egg, wood, ivory, wire
Dimensions:
W. 4 1/2 × L. 33 in. (11.4 × 83.8 cm)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946
Accession Number:
46.34.6
Not on view
Small sitar with seven strings. The body is made from the shell of an ostrich egg.
Henry Harrison Getty ; Alice Getty
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