Abner Stevens Music Shop and Store, Pittfield, Massachusetts
The drum cylinder is made from brown varnished bent wood shell with a six and one half inch overlap secured with brass headed tacks arranged in vertical rows as well as in a circle around the ivory breather hole and in teardrop patterns above and below breather. Hoops are 1 and 1/2" high, red, and secured with small pegs. Six leather rope tighteners survive and are not decorated. Four gut snares are attached to the bottom hoop. Read more »
Wood, skin, rope, leather, ivory, brass, iron (tacks). Overall H: 14 3/4"; diameter: 18"; drum head diameter: 17"
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, 01566
Inlaid mahogany and satinwood music stand with adjustable lyre-shaped music rack with brass strings centering an inlaid satinwood shell patera above adjustable brass pole. Stand has tapered hexagonal support with alternating mahogany and satinwood panels raised on splayed legs, the brass mid-section formerly fitted with a pair of candlearms. England