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Decorated Musical Instruments

Decorated Musical Instruments

August 9, 2012 – October 21, 2012

American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 3rd Floor, West Wing, South Gallery of Musical Instruments Hall

Whether painted, engraved, carved, inlaid, or bejeweled, decorated musical instruments may be one-of-a-kind treasures, made in limited production runs, or mass-produced. This gallery highlights some of the uniquely decorated instruments from the museum’s collections and their stories.