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Pochette bow, France, ca. 1700

Tip of bow

Frog of bow

NMM 4544. Pochette bow, France, ca. 1700. Round stick. Hair attached with fixed tension. Length: 439 mm. Ex coll.: W. E. Hill & Sons, London. Board of Trustees, 1988.

Literature:  Made for Music:  An Exhibition to Mark the 40th Anniversary of the Galpin Society for the Study of Musical Instruments (Amersham: Halstan & Co., 1986), p. 43.

"Recent Acquisitions Await New Galleries," Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 16, No. 3 (April 1989), p. 2.

Go to Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

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