[Perry [Hickman] County Dulcimer #2]

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Title

[Perry [Hickman] County Dulcimer #2]

Description

This instrument belonged to the current owner's mother, who had inherited it through her grandfather's family (Edwards). The Edwards family had immigrated to North Carolina and eventually to Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Identifier

Perry-2

Coverage

Perry County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

T., Rock House Creek, Perry County

Where examined

Perry County, Tennessee

Date of cataloging

1997-05-10

Dimensions--overall

27 3/4" x 12 1/2" x 3 3/4"

Dimensions--fretboard

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

Physical description

poplar; had been painted with red paint, now worn off the top, possibly milk paint; black decoration around sound hole; scalloped fretboard; 15 frets; 4 tuners

Geolocation

Citation

“[Perry [Hickman] County Dulcimer #2],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/49.