Skip to content

Search Collections

Dulcimer

1991.1641 (RS21430)

Description

Musical stringed-instrument; wooden box; two long sides, with the one at the top shorter than the one at the bottom; short sides meet the top edge at an angle; multiple sound holes; strings are missing;

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
On the remains of a jelly label on the bottom underside in pen reads: Loaned by (the rest is missing or illegible).
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
string (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Dulcimer
dulcimers
Iron
iron (metal)
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Star
stars
String
string (fiber product)
Sunburst
sunbursts
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 x 11 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1641
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3152

Comments