German Violin Bow

German Violin Bow

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Description
This bow was made by an unknown maker in Germany, around 1885-1895. It is a violin bow, with a round Pernambuco stick, ebony frog with pearl eyes, and a silver and ebony button.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bow
date made
1885-1895
place made
Germany
Physical Description
pernambuco (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
silver (overall material)
pearl (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 72.39 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
MI.79.05
catalog number
79.05
accession number
1978.2376
Credit Line
Gift of Emilie Schulz
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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