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Technical description: Soundboard, sides, back, heel, neck and head of mahogany. Bridge of rosewood with metal saddle for the strings to pass over. Soundhole 55mm diameter, purfling around the soundhole consisting of thin strips of dark wood (rosewood (?)) / light wood (maple (?)) / dark wood, then a carved notch design pattern, then thin strips of dark/light/dark wood. The sides are bookmatched and join at the bottom. The back is one piece. The heel flows smoothly into the neck, and the neck joins the head with a Vjoint. The pegs are rosewood. The nut and fingerboard are rosewood. The neck is 293.5mm long, 34.5mm wide at the nut and 42mm wide at the body join. There are 12frets.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:321.322-5
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:555