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Two-stringed Instrument

Artist/Maker: Hausa people (Nigeria)

Date: collected between 1960-1973
Medium: wood, hide and leather
Overall: 21 x 2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (53.3 x 7 x 6.7 cm)
Classification: Musical Instruments
Credit Line: Gift of Professor and Mrs. Robert R. Ferens
Object number: 91.0474.77
DescriptionRaw or untanned hide like that stretched over the sound box of this lute can also be made by itself into small containers because it holds its shape so well when dried.
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