Southeast Asian Philippines Palawan Wooden Boat Lute (Kusyapi) Musical Instrument on Iron StandSoutheast Asian Philippines Palawan Wooden Boat Lute (Kusyapi) Musical Instrument on Iron StandSoutheast Asian Philippines Palawan Wooden Boat Lute (Kusyapi) Musical Instrument on Iron StandSoutheast Asian Philippines Palawan Wooden Boat Lute (Kusyapi) Musical Instrument on Iron StandSoutheast Asian Philippines Palawan Wooden Boat Lute (Kusyapi) Musical Instrument on Iron Stand

DETAILS
A very tall traditional Kusyapì or Kudyapi two-string, long neck lute musical instrument from the Philippines. The Palawan people are noted for their giant box shaped boat lutes. Frets on the neck. A lute is traditionally played by a man and a zither by a woman to perform love songs with the neck of lute pointed to the female pagang player. With custom iron stand.

MAKER
Palaw'an people (Palawan, Philippines, Southeast Asia)

DATE
19th century, later stand

DIMENSIONS
Width 9 Depth 9 Height 93.25 inches
Instrument: Width 8 Depth 8.5 Height 89 inches

ITEM ID
T-34-0011
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Southeast Asian Philippines Palawan Wooden Boat Lute (Kusyapi) Musical Instrument on Iron Stand

$950


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