Crate Banjo

Probably South Carolina circa 1930. The body of the banjo is made from a machine-dovetailed packing crate. Original powder blue paint. Sound holes enlarged by the gnawing of critters.

 

Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.

 

32 1/2" X 7" X 6"

 

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