Aeolian Harp

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2703

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

Descriptive Terms

aeolian harps
carving (processes)
nylon
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Pine
Nylon
Painted
Carved
Harp

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.75 x 31.75 x 6.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.928