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Muscial instrument (oriental lute, tar) with 3 strings and reddish wooden cocoanut-shaped sounding-box covered with parchment. Wood stem section with 3 hooks for metal strings.

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Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Date
19th century
Credit Line
Gift of Ernst Herzfeld
Type
Musical Instrument
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Accession Number
FSC-W-6
Topic
Iran
Arts of the Islamic World
Origin
Iran
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum