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Kamaycha / lute

Kamaycha or short-necked lute with heavy wooden resonator with sound table of calf or goat skin, eleven strings of gut and wire, and inlays of ivory and mother of pearl: Indian, Rajasthan, 19th - 20th century

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    19th - 20th century
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    National Museums Scotland
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    Rajasthan, India, South Asia, ASIA
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  • Materials:Wood; Skin; Gut; Wire; Ivory; Mother of pearl; Leather
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  • Repository:National Museums Scotland