Bow for violin.
Technical description: The round, concave, brazilwood stick ends in a modern head with an ivory headface. The screw-mechanism, squared (without sharp corners) ebony frog has mother-of-pearl decorative eyes which are set towards the heel. (The back edge of one of the decorative eyes is 11.8mm from the heel.) The frog has a wooden ferrule wedge, a mother-of-pearl slide and a metal ferrule, underslide, and heelplate. The button is made of ebony with nickel rings and is octagonal with a rim.Weight: 64.5.Hair length: 639.Balance point: 256.Head height: 23.3.Head width: 10.25.Face length: 23.2 (measured from the middle of the tip to the middle of the back of the head).Tip diameter: 6.6.Frog diameter: 8.8.Nipple range: ÃŠ (could not measure this as the button could not be removed due to corrosion).Period of oscillation: 1.37.Distance from pivot to tail: 63.6.Button length: ÃŠ (corroded).Ferrule width: 13.8.Frog + stick height: 26.9.Frog top length: 45.3.
University of Edinburgh
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