Spike tube fiddle.
Photo by Antonia Reeve © The University of Edinburgh
Probably before 1872
Technical description: Body of bamboo, diameter 46, depth 103; neck of bamboo; sound-table of snakeskin, secured with tape; 2 strings.
p.r. cooke, 1995.
on loan to the Collection.
Jinghu / Di (spike tube fiddle / side-blown flute)
Jinghu (spike tube fiddle)
Ravanahatha or ravanahatta (spike fiddle)
Kemenche or kemençe (short-necked fiddle)
Case for fiddle.
Sarangi (short-necked fiddle)
Ndingidi (spike tube fiddle)
Tayaw (Box fiddle)