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Provenance

By the 1830s, apparently owned by the Perkins School for the Blind, then located in South Boston, Massachusetts. By 1989, Mrs. Marion V. Donnelly, Rockville, Maryland; 1989, gift of Donnelly to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 1989)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph L. Braun, James E. Tucker, and Marion V. Donnelly

1824–26

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 179.2 cm, width 67.2 cm, case height 24.3 cm, height with legs 80.5 cm (Length 70 9/16 in., width 26 7/16 in., case height 9 9/16 in., height with legs 31 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.127

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones