The name of Antonio Stradivari and the date, both written on the pattern, have been attributed to the hand of Count Ignazio Alessandro Cozio di Salabue the Italian collector who obtained it from Stradivari’s son, Paolo.
Picture of an Appalachia Man playing his Fiddle. Fiddle is a instrument used on Appalachia music. It is very similar to a violin the main difference is the way that the musician plays it. It is a strong symbol of the Appalachian music and culture.