French Guitar

French Guitar

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Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by an unknown maker in France around 1800-1825. It is a six course (6x1) guitar with a spruce top, rosewood veneered spruce back, rosewood sides, and friction peghead.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
guitar
Date made
1800-1825
place made
France
Physical Description
spruce (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 35 1/2 in x 12 in x 3 1/2 in; 90.17 cm x 30.48 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
MI.60.0317
accession number
227889
catalog number
60.0317
Credit Line
Gift of Almon C. Whiting
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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