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Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

Sri Lanka


Length 64.7 cm, width 13.4 cm, depth 12 cm (Length 25 1/2 in., width 5 1/4 in., depth 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood, snakeskin


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones