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Gourd head banjo

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Old Slave Mart Museum, American, founded 1937  Search this
Medium:
gourd with wood and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 26 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (17.8 × 67.3 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
banjos
Cultural Place:
West Africa, Africa
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Bluegrass (Music)  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Music  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.19
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d2c7a756-0664-4071-92d4-9aab9cb04fdb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.19
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