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Sihu

Date: 19th century
Geography: China or Mongolia
Medium: Redwood, snakeskin, bamboo, horsehair
Dimensions: Total L: 79.5 cm (31-5/16 in.); Peg L: 16 cm (6-9/16 in.); Diam. of belly: 7 cm (2-3/4 in.); Body Depth (front to back): 13.3 cm (5-1/4 in.)see diagram; Original card has L. of bow: 71.1 cm (28 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.37 a, b

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