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Coconut-shell body with skin belly; the back pierced carved with floral design surrounded by bas relief carving of geometric design. Body pierced by turned hardwood neck with ivory rings near top, but white plastic near body. Two dorsally-mounted wood tuning pegs with ivory rings. Two silk...

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Provenance

1982, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

1950–75

Object Place

Thailand

Dimensions

Length 77.4 cm, width 15.4 cm, depth 14.0 cm (Length 30 1/2 in., width 6 1/16 in., depth 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.12a-b

Medium or Technique

Coconut, wood, calf skin, ivory

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones