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Bow for a treble rebec. The bow has an outcurved, octagonal stick with a pike's head and immoveable frog. The tension of the hair is maintained by the player's fingers.


Musical Instruments

Broad category
Musical Instruments, Bow
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  bow
classified as:  musical bow
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  musical bow

Additional maker information
maker:  Dolmetsch, (Eugène) Arnold
Haslemere, Surrey, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  Haslemere 
Date made
Additional date information

Materials & techniques
wood; iron; hair
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: iron (overall)
material: hair (overall)
overall: 700 x 10 x 35 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 700 x 10 x 35 mm

Dolmetsch Collection
previous owner:  Dolmetsch, (Eugène) Arnold 

Further reading
Horniman Museum and Palmer, Frances, 1981. The Dolmetsch collection of musical instruments. London: Horniman Museum & Gardens

Related objects
part of rebec (M44-1983)
Related subjects
object name (Horniman Ethno.): musical bows
material: wood
material: hair
material: iron

Record created 1999-12-26 by RPERKINS
Record last updated 2017-10-23 by XGVIEWS