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Banjo ?

1998.5077 (RS24103)

Description

Exotic stringed instrument, similar to banjo in shape w/ 3 wooden pegs, 3 wire strings, a long narrow wooden neck and snake or reptile skin covered sounding board. Wood is very dense.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
reptile
skin (collagenous material)
tanning
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
BANJO
banjos
Carved
carving (processes)
Iron
iron (metal)
reptile
Reptile Skin
skin (collagenous material)
Tanned
tanning
Torah
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5077
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24194

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