[Giles County Dulcimer #6]

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Title

[Giles County Dulcimer #6]

Description

This instrument, exhibiting a lot of noter wear, was probably built in the 1890s by Mark Page, grandfather of Alta May Page Hand, or possibly by her great-grandfather. Later owners tended to be in the Page family.

Identifier

Giles-6

Coverage

Giles County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

P., Pulaski, Tennessee

Where examined

Pulaski, Tennessee

Cataloged by

D. Schnaufer, S. Conatser

Date of cataloging

1997-10-30

Dimensions--overall

27" x 13 3/4" x 3 3/4"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/4" x 1 3/8" x 1 5/8"

Physical description

poplar wood; tapered top; dark stain; strings are heavy piano wire, with 2 strings still left and are probably original; 15 frets, not staples; 4 strings; 3 of 4 eyescrew tuners present; flathead nails, 5 scallops on fingerboard

Geolocation

Citation

“[Giles County Dulcimer #6],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/15.