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Epinette des Vosges

An ancestor of the modern zither, the long narrow body of this instrument supports six strings. On the upper part is a carving depicting the crucifixion.

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    18th century
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    Dean Castle
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  • Period:18th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:length 787mm