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Wind harp (yaoqin)

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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

Shanghai, China


Height 50.5 cm, width 37.5 cm, thickness 5 cm (Height 19 7/8 in., width 14 3/4 in., thickness 1 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Bamboo, cloth


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones