Viola D'Amore

Date Made: 1735 - 1745

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Czech Republic: Praha, Hlavní Město, Prague

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Related Publication: Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.094865Accession Number: 23899Catalog Number: 94865

Object Name: viola d'amore

Physical Description: spruce (belly material)ebony (tail piece; fingerboard veneer; tail pin material)maple burl (back material)maple (ribs material)mother of pearl (disk in tail pin material)ivory or bone (nut material)ivory (pins material)steel (strings material)copper (strings material)gut (strings material)Measurements: viola d'amore: 30 1/4 in x 9 3/8 in x 5 in; 76.835 cm x 23.8125 cm x 12.7 cmtailpiece: 1 5/8 in x 5 in x 2 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_605594

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