Bow for bumbass

19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

59 x 5 x 0.7 cm (23 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1736

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Accessories

Thin notched strip of walnut with roughly cut handle and fifteen notches.

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection