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Charles van Raalte

Dulcimer

Period:
18th Century
Description:
This dulcimer consists of a table with two sound holes with gilded roses set in. The sides are gilded and decorated in sepia with children at play. The strings on a dulcimer were played by hitting them with little spoon-like hammers.
Place of Production:
Italy, probably Venice
Dimensions:
W 813mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MI/A5
Digital Number:
EAMU004n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council