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Chitarra Battente Guitar

Chitarra Battente Guitar

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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.
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overall: 40 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 8 in; 102.235 cm x 30.1625 cm x 20.32 cm
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Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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National Museum of American History
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