1970.29.1

Lute made from wood with three wire strings and three pegs. Carved wooden decoration at top fitting into slot at end of neck painted in red, yellow, blue & orange. [FC 6/11/2008]

Place details: SE ASIA. Malaysia. Sarawak. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Metal Wire / Pigment / Plant Fibre / ?. Processes: Carved / Decorated / Painted / Perforated / Knotted / Glued / ?. Colour: red, blue, green, yellow, white, orange Dimensions: L = 1330 mm W = 225 mm D = 110 mm Field Collector: Mr and Mrs L. Bennett When Collected: By 1970 PRM Source: Mr and Mrs L. Bennett Acquired: Donated 1970 PRM Image: 70 R11 9; Collections Digital Reference Photo6/11/2008

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: necked box lute (3).

Accession Book Entry - G. Mr and Mrs L. Bennett, .. Bloxham, Oxon. Indonesia, Borneo, Sarawak. Lute, body and neck carved from one piece of wood. 3 wire strings. Carved wooden decoration at top fitting into slot at end of neck and fastened through two holes, design resembling feathers round a circle, painted blue, white red and yellow with commercial paint. Similar design painted on distal end of resonator, with the word Selamat in white on a blue ground and the date 20.10.59. Length incl. ornament 130.0 cm. Max breadth (near proximal end of resonator) 22.5 cm.

Added Accession Book Entry - 70.R11.9

Added Accession Book Entry - Collected by donors in Sarawak.

? Card Catalogue Entry - Lute; resonator and neck carved from one piece of wood. Carved wooden decoration at top fitting into slot at end of neck and fastened through two holes, design resembling feathers round a circle, painted blue, white red and yellow with commercial paint. Similar design painted on distal end of resonator, with the word Selamat in white on a blue ground and the date 20.10.59. 3 wire strings.

Pitt Rivers Museum label - BORNEO, SARAWAK Lute d.d. Mr & Mrs L. Bennett. [FC 6/11/2008]