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Mandolin

Maker: Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)

Date: 1900
Geography: New York, New York, United States
Medium: Spruce, maple, tortoiseshell, ivory, mother-of-pearl, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 19.6 x 14.7 x 62.5cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 24 5/8in.) Label: 19.5 x 14.8 x 62.5cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 24 5/8in.) Length of fingerboard nut to base: 22.0 cm (8 11/16 in.) Width of fingerboard at base: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.) Length of body: ±32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.) Width of body at widest: 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.) Depth of body at greatest: ±14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.) Vibrating length of strings: 33.2 cm (13 1/16 in.) Sound hole diameter: ± 6.7 x 3.5 cm (± 2 5/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line: Gift of the family of Angelo Mannello, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.111.2a, b

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