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U994.4.26
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Raft Zither)
Date (Execution) : 1960
Geographical Origin : Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria
Cultural Group : Fulani
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Bamboo
Support / Technique : Lashed; Cut
Object Type : zithers
Visual Description : Raft zither (pandaa or molo) is constructed by lashing sections of bamboo cane together in the same technique as lashing logs to construct a raft, hence its name. A thin strip of bamboo has been sliced from several canes to serve as the string.
Accession # : U994.4.26
Width (cm) : 23.50
Height (cm) : 39.50
Depth (cm) : 2.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Philip T. Young
Artist Statement :