[Lawrence County Dulcimer #6]

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Title

[Lawrence County Dulcimer #6]

Description

This instrument originally belonged to the mother of the current owner, Rhoda Hood Newton, who had had it since before she was married. She was born in 1890 in Grassy, Alabama, and moved to Lawrence County when young. The current owner does not remember hearing the instrument played.

Identifier

Lawrence-6

Coverage

Lawrence County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

T., Five Points, Tennessee

Dimensions--overall

27 5/8" x 13" x 3 1/4"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1 5/8"

Physical description

American chestnut top; poplar bottom; feet chestnut; four feet; seam down length of bottom; alternating sound holes; sides may originally have been wood for a window casing or door casing; on the nut end, the tin is bent over a nail; brass brads in tin

Geolocation

Citation

“[Lawrence County Dulcimer #6],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/29.