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Aeolian Harp

Item Information

Title:
Aeolian Harp
Description:
A red-painted pine Aeolin (wind) harp of long, narrow, rectangular box form. There are air holes to one side and 4 pegs to each end for nylon strings. the top is carved with round and scroll vents.
Date:
1800–1825
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
carving (processes)
nylon
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
aeolian harps
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Pine
Nylon
Painted
Carved
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Essex
Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.)
Extent:
3.75 in. x 31.75 in. x 6.5 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Accession #:
1991.928
Identifier:
2703