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English dancing master's kit 2

Period:
18th Century
Description:

18th century English dancing master's kit. The kit was a small fiddle used by dancing masters to teach members of the nobility how to dance in royal courts. Kits were popular as they were able to provide a substantial melodic range desite their reduced size.

Dimensions:
Length: 368mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000667
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council