Stringed harp

Description
A traditional East African instrument called a kissar, which is constructed out of wood and skin with hair decoration on the top.
Accession Loan No.
136/2000/34
Collection Class
Musical instruments
Common Name
stringed harp
Simple Name
harp
Full Name
chordophone
Production Date
early-20th century
Production Year High
2000
Production Country
Uganda
Production Area Region
East Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
wood; skin; hair; hide; hide
Function Name
musical instrument
Collection Area Region
W
Collection Continent
Africa

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