[Hickman County Dulcimer #1]

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Title

[Hickman County Dulcimer #1]

Description

The owner of this instrument--whose mother (b. 1885) called it a "harmonica"--reported that it was in kept in the house of her grandmother, Mattie Lowe Petty. She in turn had come from Ohio in a covered wagon to Maury County, then to Hickman County.

Identifier

Hickman-1

Coverage

Hickman County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

S.

Dimensions--overall

27" x 11" x 3 3/8"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/2"

Physical description

unknown wood type; red/orange/white stain pattern; 15 frets; 3 original tuners; one scallop in the fretboard at a sound hole; large sound hole positioned behind fretboard

Geolocation

Citation

“[Hickman County Dulcimer #1],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/19.