Appalachian Dulcimer

Appalachian Dulcimer

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This Appalachian dulcimer was made by an unknown maker in the United States, undetermined date. It is a single-bout dulcimer, with 18 metal frets, 2 C-shaped sound holes with flourishes, carved out pegbox for 3 mechanical tuners, and a rounded head.
Currently not on view
Object Name
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 13.97 cm x 67.31 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia O. Jeffreys
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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