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Rabab

Date: 19th century
Geography: Algeria
Medium: Wood, brass, mother-of-pearl, gut, leather, bone
Dimensions: Total L. 59 cm x W. 11 cm x D. 7 cm (23 1/4 in. x 4 5/16 in. x 2 3/4 in.) Width lower bout 11 cm (4 5/16 in.), waist 9 cm (3 9-1/6), fingerboard 11 cm (4 5/16 in) Upper section L. 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.), W. at nut 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.), Body D: lower section 7 cm (2 3/4 in.), upper section 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number: 89.2.186 a, b

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