sanshin

~ String instrument

Description

The sanshin is an Okinawan string instrument which consists of a snakeskin-covered body, neck and three strings. It is traditionally played with a plectrum made of horn worn on the index finger.

Relationships

from: Okinawa, Japan
derivations: shamisen
derived from: sanxian
Wikidata: Q2709639 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sanshin.jpg [info]