Yeh Hu

Date: 19th century
Geography: Xiaoxi (Sio Khe), Fujian province, China
Culture: Chinese
Medium: Coconut, wood, silk, hide, bamboo, horsehair
Dimensions: L: 64.1 cm (25-1/4 in.); Depth: 6.5 cm (2-9/16 in.); Diam. of body: 13.7 cm (5-3/8 in.); L. of bow: 69.1 cm (27-1/4 in.) see diagram
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.46 a, b

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