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Bow for violin.

Technical description: The concave, round stick is made of ironwood (?) or dark pernambuco (?) with an ivory headface on its modern head. The screw-mechanism, open, rounded ebony frog has a mother-of-pearl eye on both sides. The rimmed octagonal button is made of ebony with nickel rings.Weight: 57.Hair length: 645.Balance point: 293.Head height: 24.6.Head width: 10.25.Face length: 22.35.Tip diameter: 6.5.Frog diameter: 8.4.Nipple range: 0.2 to 0.7.Period of oscillation: 1.38.Distance from pivot to tail: 67.85.Button length: 14.9.Ferrule width: 13.2.Frog + stick height:26.5.Frog top length: 44.1.

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    Probably mid or late 19thcentury
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:742