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Bow for violin.

Repair History: Where part of the back of the head is missing - from the back of the mortise, there was a past repair - glue and a pin hole remain on the thumb side.

  • Date:
    Probably early 19thcentury
  • Maker:
    Possibly Pajeot
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    France (?)
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
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