Stearns Collection Item Detail


Name of Instrument: siter

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Stearns Catalog #: 1702

Country of Origin: Java

Region of Origin: Southeast Asia

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Description: This Siter is a double zither--two sound boards and two sets of strings. These two complete instruments share the same sound box. Each has twelve double courses. It is part of the Javanese Gamelan that is named, "The Venerable Lake of Honey."

Research: Stearns Staff