<em>Harp Guitar</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 21 7/16 x 4 1/2 in. (54.5 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1296. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1296_threequarter_PS5.jpg)

Harp Guitar

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 21 7/16 x 4 1/2 in. (54.5 x 11.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1296

Image: CUR.22.1296_threequarter_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden harp guitar with pluriarch attachment resonater is hollow and triangular in shape. Anterior surface consists of a flat wooden hour glass shaped plane-attached by rattan fiber strings. A five arched attachement is inserted into five accomicating holes on posterior surface. Five strings are still attached to guitar. Condition: Worn. Resonater cracked. Strings worn.

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