321.321-71 Necked bowl lutes sounded by bowing with a bow

A jogia sarangi. The waisted body, neck, square pegbox and string-holder at the base of the instrument are carved from the same piece of wood and varnished a golden-brown colour. The pegbox terminates in a turned finial to which a plaited string carrying strap is attached. The pegbox and neck are inlaid with bone stamped with circumpunct and other geometrical designs. Leather sound-table with single soundhole in top corner. Three leather playing strings running from bulbous pegs in the head. Seven wire sympathetic strings pegged from the neck. A piece of rosin for the bow is stuck to the top of the sound-box.

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