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Bow for a string instrument, perhaps a viol. Stick of wood with horsehair and frog of ivory or bone. The end of the stick is carved into an acorn.

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  • Materials:Wood;Plant;Hair;Animal?;Ivory;Tooth;;Bone
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  • Inscriptions:38 [sticker] Archet fain (?) viole [sticker]
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 455 mm Max W = 44 mm