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Plucked Dulcimer made by P. L. Cayton

Plucked Dulcimer made by P. L. Cayton

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Description (Brief)
This hourglass shaped dulcimer was made by P. L. Cayton in Allegheny Station, Virginia between 1894 and 1895. It has three strings (one melody and two drones).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Dulcimer
dulcimer
date made
1894 - 1895
maker
Cayton, P. L.
Cayton, P. L.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/8 in x 7 in x 35 1/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 17.78 cm x 89.535 cm
ID Number
MI.095814
catalog number
095814
accession number
29267
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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