Zevely, Van Neman (attr.)
Salem, North Carolina (poss.)
HOA 54 3/4″; WOA 23 3/4″
Maple harp with curved neck and steel tuning pins. Series of 35 strings set at varying lengths. Located on each side of the column is a series of three diamond-shaped designs having nine holes each.
This harp came to the Wachovia Historical Society from the Zevely family about 1890. Said to have been made by Van Neman Zevely for a member of his family – possibly one of his wives.
Wachovia Historical Society Collection