Fabricatore Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by Gennero Fabricatore of Naples, Italy in 1804. It is a six course (6x1) guitar with a spruce top, walnut and bone/ivory veneered maple back, rosewood sides, and a rosewood and ivory veneered neck. This guitar bears the printed label: “Gennaro Fabricatore [/] Anno 1804 Napoli [/] Strada S. Giacomo n. 26,” with “04” handwritten.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
guitar
date made
1804
maker
Fabricatore, Gennaro
Measurements
overall: 34 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 87.63 cm x 29.21 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
Italia: Campania, Naples
ID Number
MI*60.1363
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1363
collector/donor number
1926-12-1
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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