A woman playing the gekkin (a stringed instrament of Chinese origin)° 1°ň
B1007 GIRL PLAYING ON GEKIN
[ID] 8°°°°( ID:8 )
[Photographer] Kusakabe,Kinbei
[Album] Kusakabe,Kinbei (Album)
[Place] unknown
[Date] Middle Meiji
[Color] color
[Size] 207x261
[Cabinet] 1-8-0
[Keyword] lesso£Ó
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The word "gekkin" (moon harp) is derived from the body shaped in a circle resembling the full moon, and the sound resembling the koto. A Chinese string instrument dating back to the Sung dynasty, it was brought to Japan in the Edo era.