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Indian Santal instrum... by    - Masterpiece Online

Indian Santal instrum...

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  • Size:31 X 5.5 X 5.5 X 0
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    FOLK ART

  • Medium:INDIA
  • Product type:OPEN
  • Price:$2500.00
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Description

Northeast Indian wood stringed musical instrument, sarangi, from the Santal tribal regions of Bihar. The instrument, played with a bow, was used by itinerant musicians, (referred to as Gaine), at weddings, funerals and festive occasions. This sarangi with a high relief figure at the top above a stylized face or mask on the tuning box. The body of the sarangi with a curving form and remnants of the original stretched skin. Late 19th - early 20th century. 31" high on black metal stand x 5.5"wide x 5.5" deep.

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