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Music: Taksim in Ussak (improvisatory prelude), traditional (performed by Mal Barsamian)

Provenance

Before 2004, sold by dealer, Istanbul, to Dr. Peter Bambakidis, Rocky Hill, Ohio; 2004, sold by Bambakidis to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2004)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

1899

Object Place

Istanbul, Turkey

Dimensions

Length 81.2 cm, width 36 cm, depth 18.9 cm (Length 31 15/16 in., width 14 3/16 in., depth 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.519

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, black walnut, spruce, horn

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones