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Banjo

1998.5076 (RS24104)

Description

Wooden banjo w/ wooden neck, painted grain on top and carved accanthus leaf on bottom. Sides and top of neck carved w/ abstract pattern. Parchment held by 20 threaded brass clamps. One wire string remaining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
cutting (dividing)
parchment (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
BANJO
banjos
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Parchment
parchment (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 x 10.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5076
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24193

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