Plucked Dulcimer made by Lewis Radford

Plucked Dulcimer made by Lewis Radford

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Description (Brief)
This diamond-shaped plucked dulcimer was made by Lewis Radford in Meadows of Dan, Virginia in 1969. It has metal bridges and four strings (one melody string, two drone strings, and one string with an unknown purpose).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dulcimer
maker
Radford, Lewis A.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 9/16 in x 7 1/4 in x 35 1/4 in; 9.049 cm x 18.415 cm x 89.535 cm
ID Number
MI.70.04
catalog number
70.04
accession number
304682
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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