Plucked Dulcimer made by George Daugherty

Plucked Dulcimer made by George Daugherty

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Description (Brief)
This plucked dulcimer was made by George Daugherty in Grider, Kentucky in the 1800s. It has a trapezoidal shaped body made if pine. It has eight strings (four melody and four drone strings).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dulcimer
date made
1800 - 1899
maker
Daugherty, George
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 3 1/2 in x 33 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 8.89 cm x 86.0425 cm
ID Number
MI.324973
catalog number
324973
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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