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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
guitar
Date made
1775-1799
place made
Italy
Italy
Measurements
overall: 40 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 8 in; 102.235 cm x 30.1625 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1369
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1369
Credit Line
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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