FMNH 221123.nosub[1]

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    Transcriber: Julia W. Kennedy : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Collections
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 21-11 | Provenience: Kano, Nigeria | People or Culture: Hausa | Object: Chordaphone and bow | Material: Wood, fine nylon thread, leather, calabash, string, iron nails | Description: A: Half of a small calabash covered on open face with parchment-like skin fastened down with nails; cylindrical wooden shaft passes thru from one end to the other; one string of many fine nylon threads, stretched across resonator and along shaft; fastened at long end of shaft by string; fastened at short end of shaft by leather loop and free bridge. (over) | Dimensions: (in cm.) A: 38.5 long, 18.5 cm. diam./resonator B: 22.5 cm. on outer curve | Collection: Gift: R.A. Asher 1966 [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 221123 A, B | Field No. | Neg. No. 17 | Acc. 2933 [BACK] Description cont'd: B: Small debarked twig, slightly bent; string composed of fine nylon threads fastened at ends by cotton twine; bunch of animal hairs at one end. | [PHOTOGRAPH]
Catalog Number: 221123.nosub[1]
Description: bow for musical instrument
Materials: wood, thread, leather, metal; iron, gourd (calabash), metal (nails), string
Cultural Attribution: Hausa
Accession Number: [2933] N. Asher (Gift)
Accession Year:
Other Numbers: 17
City/Town: Kano
Collector/Source: Norman Asher, Robert A. Asher, Robert A. Asher
EMu IRN: 1386203
GUID: 90757bc8-489b-4827-8760-574134390edc

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