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Charango

Date: 19th century
Geography: Bolivia or Peru
Medium: Armadillo shell, wood, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 52.5cm (2 3/8 x 20 11/16in.) Other (Finger board): 5 x 14.9cm (1 15/16 x 5 7/8in.) Other (Body): 20cm (7 7/8in.) Other (upper bouts): 10cm (3 15/16in.) Other (middle bouts): 9cm (3 9/16in.) Other (lower bouts): 11.8cm (4 5/8in.) Other (Vibrating string length): 31.2cm (12 5/16in.) Other (soundhole): 3.2cm (1 1/4in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.704

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