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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.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dulcimer
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
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
1993.0569.12
catalog number
1993.0569.12
accession number
1993.0569
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia O. Jeffreys
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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