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Rectangular-Shaped Plucked Dulcimer

Rectangular-Shaped Plucked Dulcimer

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Description (Brief)
This rectangular-shaped plucked dulcimer has an unknown maker, date, and place of origin. It has eight strings. On the bass rib is carved, “MISS MINNIE SEAMSTERS’ PROPERTY” and stamped on the bottom block is, “F. OBERTHIER.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 2 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 34 5/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 10.4775 cm x 87.9475 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia O. Jeffreys
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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