"Narrow model. Ebony body shaped to five faces. Belly similar to that of preceding instrument [i.e. Kit by Dimanche Drouyn, Museum no 519-1872: '... with a heart-shaped soundhole and two inwards-facing C-holes ..' - Baines, Catalogue ... II, p. 20]. Ebony fingerboard and pegbox with a carved head of a woman.' - Anthony Baines:Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II: Non-keyboard instruments (London, 1998), p. 21.
Du Mesnil, Jacques
Victoria and Albert Museum
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- Measurements:Length: 41.5 cm total, Length: 26.5 cm length of belly, Length: 24.6 cm string length, Length: 13 cm Length of fingerboard, Width: 4 cm
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