1949.8.125

Fiddle

Place details: AFRICA. Nigeria / Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Animal Membrane / Animal Gut / Metal Wire / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Covered / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 520 mm Max W = 105 mm Max H = 110 mm Field Collector: Frederick Dealtry Lugard When Collected: By 1945 Other Owners: Edward James Lugard Frederick Dealtry Lugard PRM Source: Edward James Lugard Acquired: Donated August 1949

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Bowed Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Fiddle (6).

Research notes: Lord Lugard died in 1945, so the object must have been collected before then. [CF 6/6/2000]