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Tuning hammer for keyboard instrument

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T-shaped body of steel with hook at top for making string loops. Ends of cross bar are flat for hammering tuning pins.

Provenance

1977, sold by the estate of Edwin M. Ripin (1930-1975), Forest Hills, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund

19th century

Object Place

Accession Number

1977.76

Medium or Technique

Steel

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Accessories