Plucked Dulcimer

Plucked Dulcimer

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Description (Brief)
This teardrop-shaped plucked dulcimer has an unknown maker but was made between 1875 and 1899, possibly in Tennessee. It has three strings (one melody string and two drone strings).
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
1875 to 1899
date made
1875 - 1899
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 3 3/16 in x 7 in x 33 1/4 in; 8.09625 cm x 17.78 cm x 84.455 cm
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catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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