Salterio, box zither and box made for Letizia Tiley by Miguel Pacheco in Mexico City, Mexico in 1983. The wooden body in the form of a trapezium. The flat back formed of three pieces of wood, the soundtable with central soundhole. 19 triple courses of brass strings pass over a short bridge on the left hand side and a long bridge on the right. 12 quadruple courses of treble strings pass over three short bridges. A black plastic handle is fixed to the front of the instrument. With a black fitted and lined case which has a rigid leather-covered handle.
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