Appalachian Dulcimer


This Appalachian dulcimer was made by an unknown maker in the United States, undetermined date. It is a single-bout dulcimer, with 18 metal frets, 2 C-shaped sound holes with flourishes, carved out pegbox for 3 mechanical tuners, and a rounded head.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Virginia O. Jeffreys

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.0569.05Accession Number: 1993.0569Catalog Number: 1993.0569.05

Object Name: dulcimer

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 13.97 cm x 67.31 cm


Record Id: nmah_607603

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