This is a miniature version of our dilruba. This rosewood instrument is inlaid front and back. 23 1/2" long, it has movable frets, is held upright in your lap and played with a bow like a small bass fiddle. Case is NOT included. The dilruba is a bowed instrument with steel strings. In India, it is used in classical music. There are 3 cities in which they are manufactured in three northern Indian States, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, and West Bengal. The locally available Toon wood is used in the manufacture of the dilruba. Perfect for a decor item.