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Kaston Violin Bow

Maker:
Kaston, Henryk  Search this
Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
tortoise shell (overall material)
mother-of-pearl (overall material)
gold (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 29 3/8 in x 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 74.6125 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Henryk Kaston
ID Number:
1990.0696.01
Catalog number:
1990.0696.01
Accession number:
1990.0696
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National Museum of American History
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Kaston Violin Bow

Maker:
Kaston, Henryk  Search this
Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
tortoise shell (overall material)
mother-of-pearl (overall material)
gold (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 29 5/16 in x 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 74.45375 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Henryk Kaston
ID Number:
1990.0696.02
Catalog number:
1990.0696.02
Accession number:
1990.0696
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National Museum of American History
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Kaston Viola Bow

Maker:
Kaston, Henryk  Search this
Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
tortoise shell (overall material)
mother-of-pearl (overall material)
gold (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 29 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 74.93 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Henryk Kaston
ID Number:
1990.0696.03
Catalog number:
1990.0696.03
Accession number:
1990.0696
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National Museum of American History
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Kaston Violoncello Bow

Maker:
Kaston, Henryk  Search this
Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
tortoise shell (overall material)
mother-of-pearl (overall material)
gold (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 7/16 in x 28 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 3.65125 cm x 72.7075 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Henryk Kaston
ID Number:
1990.0696.04
Catalog number:
1990.0696.04
Accession number:
1990.0696
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National Museum of American History
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German Violin Bow

Physical Description:
brazilwood (overall material)
bone (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
pearl (overall material)
ivory (detail material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in x 7/16 in; 74.93 cm x 3.4925 cm x 1.11125 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1880
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055701
Catalog number:
55701
Accession number:
11535
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Dodd Violin Bow

Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 7/16 in x 27 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 1.11125 cm x 70.485 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1785-1795
ID Number:
MI.68.03
Catalog number:
68.03
Accession number:
274966
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Karr Violin Bow

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 7/16 in; 74.295 cm x 3.4925 cm x 1.11125 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Kansas City
Date made:
1940-1945
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
MI.66.095b
Catalog number:
66.095b
Accession number:
182022
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_605552

Karr Violin Bow

Physical Description:
beefwood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 74.295 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Kansas City
Date made:
before 1925
Credit Line:
Gift of Janos Scholz
ID Number:
MI.71.09
Catalog number:
71.09
Accession number:
292442
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-342a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Nürnberger Violin Bow

Maker:
Nurnberger, Franz  Search this
Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
silver (overall material)
pearl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 29 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 3.175 cm x 74.6125 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Markneukirchen
Date made:
1898-1902
Credit Line:
Gift of Irma Prager
ID Number:
MI.71.08a
Catalog number:
71.08a
Accession number:
292441
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-342b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Salchow Violin Bow (baroque model)

Maker:
Salchow, William  Search this
Physical Description:
snakewood (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
metal (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3/8 in x 28 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x .9525 cm x 71.4375 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1976
ID Number:
MI.76.18
Catalog number:
76.18
Accession number:
322694
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National Museum of American History
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Salchow Violin Bow (baroque model)

Maker:
Salchow, William  Search this
Physical Description:
snakewood (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
metal (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 7/16 in x 28 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 1.11125 cm x 71.755 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1976
ID Number:
MI.76.19
Catalog number:
76.19
Accession number:
322694
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National Museum of American History
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Salchow Violin Bow (transitional model)

Maker:
Salchow, William  Search this
Physical Description:
snakewood (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
metal (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3/8 in x 28 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x .9525 cm x 72.39 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1976
ID Number:
MI.76.04
Catalog number:
76.04
Accession number:
322694
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National Museum of American History
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Salchow Violin Bow (transitional model)

Maker:
Salchow, William  Search this
Physical Description:
snakewood (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
metal (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/16 in x 3/8 in x 28 1/8 in; 3.01625 cm x .9525 cm x 71.4375 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1976
ID Number:
MI.76.05
Catalog number:
76.05
Accession number:
322694
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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English Violin Bow

Physical Description:
beefwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
bone (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 27 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 70.8025 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
ca 1750
Credit Line:
Gift of Janos Scholz
ID Number:
MI.72.15
Catalog number:
72.15
Accession number:
296918
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Violin Bow

Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 29 1/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 73.81875 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1800
Credit Line:
Gift of Ross McCollum
ID Number:
MI.76.23
Catalog number:
76.23
Accession number:
1977.0067
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Violin Bow

Physical Description:
brazilwood (overall material)
bone (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 72.39 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Janos Scholz
ID Number:
MI.72.14
Catalog number:
72.14
Accession number:
296918
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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French Violin Bow

Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
silver (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 9/16 in x 29 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 1.42875 cm x 74.93 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Veterans Administration Hospital
ID Number:
MI.73.43
Catalog number:
73.43
Accession number:
306526
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National Museum of American History
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Viola Bow

Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1/2 in x 28 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 1.27 cm x 73.3425 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Janos Scholz
ID Number:
MI.73.31
Catalog number:
73.31
Accession number:
304529
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_605563
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Cello Bow

Physical Description:
pernambuco (overall material)
metal (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 29 1/8 in; 1.74625 cm x 3.81 cm x 73.9775 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
1870-1875
Credit Line:
Gift of Charlotte V. Bergen
ID Number:
1981.0289.02
Catalog number:
1981.0289.02
Accession number:
1981.0289
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Double Bass Bow

Physical Description:
beechwood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 69.5325 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
Bow
Date made:
1878-1882
ID Number:
MI.072848
Catalog number:
072848
Accession number:
12809
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National Museum of American History
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