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er-hu
  • China
  • er-hu, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • wood, piercing, snake skin
  • Object Length: 63.5 cm
    Object Length: 25 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3221
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Er-hu (violin-like malet shaped musical instrument) with two strings. On one side of the head of the malet is closed with snake skin the other is decorated with pierced wood.
Old card: "20th century"