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Harp

Artist/Maker:
Zevely, Van Neman (attr.)
Place Made:
Salem, North Carolina (poss.)
Date Made:
1810-1830
Medium:
maple –steel
Dimensions:
HOA 54 3/4″; WOA 23 3/4″
Accession Number:
H-50
Description:
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.
History:
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.
Credit Line:
Wachovia Historical Society Collection