Iris Bancroft's Viola

Description (Brief)
Iris Bancroft was sixteen when she made a plywood viola during a WPA program in her hometown of Chicago. She played the viola throughout her adult life
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1938
maker
Bancroft, Iris Nelson
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 in x 9 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 68.58 cm x 23.495 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
2010.0039.01
accession number
2010.0039
catalog number
2010.0039.01
subject
Works Project Administration (WPA)
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
1939 exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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