Violin Bow


This bow was made by an undetermined maker, provenance and date unknow. It is a violin bow made of Pernambuco wood, ivory tip plate, ebony frog, metal tightening screw, and without horsehair. The bow is stamped:

Pat'd in all countries
Th[ ] Stain [ ]
patent I.A.IND [/] STAATEN A

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Albert F. and Lorette M. Moglie

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1987.0583.03Catalog Number: 1987.0583.03Accession Number: 1987.0583

Object Name: bow

Physical Description: wood (overall material)ivory (overall material)Measurements: overall: 29 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 7/16 in; 74.295 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.11125 cm


Record Id: nmah_606708

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