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Fiddle (masenqo) and bow

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Provenance

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

Ethiopia

Dimensions

Length 90 cm, width 33.2 cm, depth 10.2 cm (Length 35 7/16 in., width 13 1/16 in., depth 4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2190a-b

Medium or Technique

Olive wood, goatskin

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones