Appalachian Dulcimer


This Appalachian dulcimer was made by an unknown maker in the United States, undetermined date. It is an angular-shaped double-bout dulcimer, with 28 metal frets, a round sound hole under the fretboard, 1 extant wooden friction peg, carved out pegbox for 3 pegs, 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: 1993.0569.07Catalog Number: 1993.0569.07Accession Number: 1993.0569

Object Name: dulcimer

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 5/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 30 1/2 in; 9.2075 cm x 22.225 cm x 77.47 cm


Record Id: nmah_607605

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