[Decatur County Dulcimer #2]

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Title

[Decatur County Dulcimer #2]

Description

This instrument was manufactured by one J. W. Ashcraft, who called it a "harmonica".

Creator

Ashcraft, J. W.

Relation

Identifier

Decatur-2

Coverage

Decatur County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

F., Nashville, Tennessee

Cataloged by

D. Schnaufer

Date of cataloging

2005-02-15

Dimensions--overall

27 3/4" x 13 3/4 " x 3 7/8"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1 3/8"

Physical description

yellow poplar; base stained dark brown; streaked red and yellow in a hatched pattern; near-complete label on back from the manufacturer, J. W. Ashcraft; very heavy (9 lbs.); 15 staple frets; 4 equidistant strings; tuners are large eye screws

Geolocation

Citation

Ashcraft, J. W., “[Decatur County Dulcimer #2],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed December 17, 2017, http://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/1.