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Arched Harp

Maker:
Fang people? (Gabon)
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Gabon
Culture:
possibly Fang people
Medium:
Wood, skin, gut, fiber
Dimensions:
L. 62 cm (24-7/16 in.); W. 9 cm (3-9/16 in.); D. 9.2 cm (3-5/8 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Harp
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.547
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Written by, Edited by Anthony Baines. "Acoustics and Evolution of Arched Harps." The Galpin Society Journal (1981), vol. XXXIV, pg. 124, ill.



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