Dulcimer

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-3152

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

Descriptive Terms

dulcimers
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
string (fiber product)
scrolls (motifs)
stars
sunbursts
Pine
Wood
String
Iron
Carved
Painted
Nailed
Star
Sunburst
Scroll
Dulcimer

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 11 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1641