Imzad, spike fiddle, curved stick handle, half gourd resonator and skin soundtable strapped around gourd with leather thongs. Skin soundtable has two soundholes, either side of the string. Geometric patterns have been painted onto skin with green and red dye (possibly same colouring as for bow). String is black horsehair, tyed to end of handle with leather straps and also to end of spike.
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