Date: late 19th Century
Medium: Gourd, wood, ivory, metal
Dimensions: L. 32 in., Diam. of body 5 in.
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.1586
This small sitar has a body made of bent strips of wood. The strips are bent to form a bowl resonator that resembles the shape of small sitars that use ostrich eggs for the resonating champer.