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Aeolian Harp

1991.928 (RS21305)

Description

A red-painted pine Aeolin (wind) harp of long, narrow, rectangular box form. There are air holes to one side and 4 pegs to each end for nylon strings. the top is carved with round and scroll vents.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
nylon
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
aeolian harps
Carved
carving (processes)
Harp
Nylon
nylon
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
3.75 x 31.75 x 6.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.928
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2703

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