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Trough zither (inanga)

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Provenance

By 2001, Osman Beretta; 2001, sold by Beretta to Dwight B. Heath (b. 1930), Providence, Rhode Island; 2008, gift of Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons

Hutu people, 20th century

Object Place

Burundi or Rwanda

Dimensions

Overall: 76 x 24 x 7 cm (29 15/16 x 9 7/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.22

Medium or Technique

Wood, nylon

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones