Plucked Dulcimer

Plucked Dulcimer

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Description (Brief)
This plucked dulcimer with a modified hourglass-shaped body made of cherry has an unknown maker but was made in Kentucky between 1900 and 1925. It has three strings (one melody string and two drone strings).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dulcimer
Date made
1990 to 1925
date made
1990 - 1925
Physical Description
cherry (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 28 7/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 19.05 cm x 73.3425 cm
ID Number
MI.67.007
catalog number
67.007
accession number
272441
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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