A woman playing the koto,and a box brazier
Girl Playing the harp.Japan.
[ID] 4898°°°°( ID:4898 )
[Photographer] F. Beato
[Album] F. Beato
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 262x212
[Cabinet] 96-73-0
[Keyword] lesso£Ó/woman

The koto is a traditional stringed instrument. It has 13 strings. The bridges place on the body under the strings determine the pitch. Fine tuning is done by adjusting the bridges. Performers wear picks on the thumb, index finger and middle finger of the right hand.