Single stringed bowed spike fiddle. Lozenge shaped sound box covered with goatskin. Spare horse hair in cloth bag tied to neck. [LKG 30/9/2008]
Place details: AFRICA. Ethiopia / Ghana / Local Name: MASINGO Materials: Wood Plant / Goat Skin Animal / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Covered / Stitched / Perforated / ?. Dimensions: L = 700 mm W = 260 mm D [sound box] = 88 mm Field Collector: Anderson Bakewell When Collected: By 1985 Other Owners: Anderson Bakewell PRM Source: Anderson Bakewell Acquired: Donated March 1985
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Bowed Lute / CLASS: Music / Trade / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Spike fiddle.