Violin Bow

Violin Bow

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Description

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
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
ID Number
1987.0583.03
catalog number
1987.0583.03
accession number
1987.0583
Credit Line
Gift of Albert F. and Lorette M. Moglie
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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