Banjo ?

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24194

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

Descriptive Terms

banjos
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
skin (collagenous material)
reptile
tanning
wood (plant material)
Iron
Reptile Skin
Carved
Tanned
Torah
BANJO

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5077