Guitar

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24190

Description

6-string guitar w/ mother-of-pearl inlay around sound board. Ivory and wood inlay around edges. Bar that holds strings also embellished w/ mother-of-pearl. Keys are made of ivory and brass. Box and lid are cardboard covered w/ red, brown and black marbled paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

guitars
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
mother of pearl
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
vine scrolls
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Vegetable Ivory
Mother-of-Pearl
Brass
Steel
Vine
Leaf
GUITAR

Inscription

Ink on top of box: ""N 15/ faccarenda (?)""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.75 x 11.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5073A-C