• Culture/People:

    Ch'uta (Chuta)

  • Object name:

    Guitar

  • Native term:

    charango

  • Date created:

    circa 1910

  • Place:

    Cochabamba Department; Bolivia

  • Media/Materials:

    Armadillo shell, wood, metal, shell/shells, twine/string

  • Techniques:

    Inlaid, glued, carved

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by A. Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, MAI field collector) before 1924 during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    45 x 13 x 7 cm

  • Catalog number:

    13/5730

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