- This banjo was made by an unknown maker in the United States around 1848-1855. It is a Five-String Banjo with a walnut or mahogany shell, metal hoop, twelve brackets, rosewood neck with a unique silhouette below the 5th string tuner, an unusual rectangle-shaped peghead, friction pegs, and an early style machine peg for the 5th string.
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- date made
- Credit Line
- Gift of Frank E. Savale
- Physical Description
- wood (overall material)
- metal (overall material)
- animal skin (overall material)
- overall: 36 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in x 3 in; 92.71 cm x 31.75 cm x 7.62 cm
- Object Name
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