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Folk violin and case

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Provenance

Before 1960, possibly acquired in Florida by an unknown collector, New York; by the 1960s, sold by this collector to Peter Allison, Wilmington, Delaware; by descent to his son, Jay Allison, Falmouth, Massachusetts; August 4, 2010, Eldred's Auction Gallery, East Dennis, Massachusetts, lot 275, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

1936

Object Place

Probably Florida, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

2010.613.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cherry

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones