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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).
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1894 - 1895
Cayton, P. L.
Cayton, P. L.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 3 3/8 in x 7 in x 35 1/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 17.78 cm x 89.535 cm
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Music & Musical Instruments
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National Museum of American History
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