[Madison County Dulcimer #1]

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Title

[Madison County Dulcimer #1]

Description

The current owner purchased this instrument in October 1993 at Yarbro's Antiques Mall in Jackson, Tennessee. They did not know anything about its origin.

Identifier

Madison-1

Coverage

Madison County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

T., Huron, Tennessee

Where examined

Huron, Tennessee

Cataloged by

S. Conatser; D. Carpenter

Date of cataloging

1993-10-15

Dimensions--overall

27 9/16" x 11 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 3/8"

Physical description

has been stained with dark stain recently, but some evidence of red paint remains on the back; had braided cloth strings like bait casting line; unexplained hole in back; 15 frets; fretboard notched; autoharp tuners, although originally had O-ring tuners

Geolocation

Citation

“[Madison County Dulcimer #1],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/38.