Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dyak Fiddle

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Borneo
Culture:
Bornean
Medium:
Coconut, wood, snakeskin, rattan
Dimensions:
L. 80 cm (31-1/2 in.), Diam. of body 14 cm(5-1/2 in.); Bow 71.1 cm (28 in.); (in pencil, "L.C. says, 'L. 31-1/2, Diam. 5 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.814
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 17, ill.