Chitarra Battente Guitar

Description (Brief)
This chitarra battente was made by an unknown maker in southern Italy around 1775-1799. It is a five course (5x2) guitar with a spruce top, arched walnut back and sides.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1775-1799
place made
Italy
Italy
Measurements
overall: 36 1/4 in x 11 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in; 92.075 cm x 29.5275 cm x 19.3675 cm
ID Number
MI.095262
accession number
26256
catalog number
095262
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object