Chitarra Battente Guitar

Description (Brief)
This chitarra battente guitar was made by an unknown maker in Italy around 1775-1799. It is a seven course (7x2) guitar with a spruce or cedar top and fluted walnut ribbed back and sides. The top of the guitar features ornate inlays and decorations.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1775-1799
place made
Italy
Italy
Measurements
overall: 40 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 8 in; 102.235 cm x 30.1625 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1369
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1369
Credit Line
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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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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