Zither (Appalachian dulcimer)

1962
Edd L. Presnell (American, 1917–1994)


Object Place: Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States

Dimensions

Length 89.4 cm, width 16.4 cm, height 4.9 cm (Length 35 3/16 in., width 6 7/16 in., height 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.138

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Inscription

Printed label: HAND MADE (handwritten: No. 170)/ Mr. and Mrs. Edd L. Presnell/ WOODCARVING & DULCIMERS/ Banner Elk, North Carolina/ [handwritten: FEB. 13, 1962]/ Handcrafts Guild Stamp]

Provenance

By the 1970s, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 22, 1989)

Credit Line

Source unidentified