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Pochette (Dancing Master's Fiddle), France, ca. 1650-1675

Portrait view Front view Bass side view Treble side view Back view

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NMM 3591. Pochette, France, ca. 1650-1675. One-piece ivory back, neck, and pegbox. Tortoise-shell fingerboard and tailpiece. Total length: 358 mm. Rawlins Fund, 1985.

Pegbox and Scroll Views

Front view of pegbox Bass side view of pegbox Treble side view of pegbox Back view of pegbox

Fingerboard and Neck Views

Fingerboard Bass side view of neck Treble side view of neck Back view of pegbox

Soundholes, Tailpiece, and Bottom View

Soundholes Tailpiece Lower end

Literature:  André P. Larson, The National Music Museum: A Pictorial Souvenir (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1988), p. 53.

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