Shoebox Fiddle

Virginia, circa 1940. Mixed woods with the ingenious use of a shoe horn as the tail piece. An interesting applied U shaped bracket to balance the instrument on the arm of the player.

 

Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.

 

25" X 3 3/4" X 5 3/4"

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