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Before 1981, purchased at a Hi-Fi Shop on the Champs Elysées, Paris, by Peggy Stuart Coolidge (1913-1981), New York; 1981, by inheritance to her husband, Joseph R. Coolidge (1916-1999), New York; 1981, gift of Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1981)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph R. Coolidge in memory of his wife, Peggy Stuart Coolidge

about 1900

Object Place



Length 59.4 cm, width 13.6 cm (Length 23 3/8 in., width 5 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, ebony


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones