Guitar

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1870-1889 ?

GUSN

GUSN-24189

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

Descriptive Terms

guitars
ivory (tooth component)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Vegetable Ivory
Steel
GUITAR

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Musical T&E

Dimensions

3.375 x 12.5 x 36.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5072