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Aeolian harp

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Long rectangular body of wedge-shaped cross-section, with removable cover, made of pine throughout except for end blocks of mahogany. Two trefoil-shaped soundholes. Two fixed bridges of walnut. Twelve gut strings fixed to brass? hitch pins at one end, passing over bridges and fastened at...

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Provenance

By the 1970s, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 22, 1989)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

about 1960

Object Place

Massachusetts, Martha's Vineyard, United States

Dimensions

Length 81.3 cm, width 11 cm, height 7.8 cm (Length 32 in., width 4 5/16 in., height 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.140

Medium or Technique

Pine

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones