Skip to content

Search Collections

Guitar

1998.5072 (RS24105)

Description

Wooden 6-string guitar w/ geometric wooden inlay around sounding board. Ivory pegs and string guides. Wood inlay on back in diagonal stripes. Red cotton tassels on end of string.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1889 ?
Inscriptions
Printed inside soundboard: ""FABRICA DE GUITARAS/ MANDOLINES BANDURRIAS/ OTROS INSTRUMENTOS DE CUERAAS./ FRACISCO NUNEZ Y CIA/ CASA EDITORA DE MUSICA"" [see worksheet for further inscription]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
GUITAR
guitars
ivory (tooth component)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3.375 x 12.5 x 36.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5072
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24189

Comments