American Folk Bass


First Half of the 20th Century
Wooden head, neck and oversize body painted black
with faded gold trim. Old silver plated liquor label
reading Brute” attached to top of head. Body with
elongated f-holes and tape-like residue spelling out
“Les- Hyrondelles and “Nalpadous”.
Height 74″.
Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk
Art and Musical Instruments.”