Kankles / zither, wood / metal, made by Puisys, Jurbarkas, Lithuania, 1930-1945
Zither with timber body and [spruce] soundboard. Series of 14 pairs of metal strings stretched over the body. Red stencilled circular decoration on soundboard around sound hole rose with cut petal-like decoration. Angled bridges each end of instrument. Carved horn shaped scroll protrudes from the larger bridge. Two red stencilled strips on soundboard at narrower end of instrument near small bridge.
Includes T-shaped tuning hammer with wooden handle and metal stem.