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Violin and bow

Date made: 19th century

Place made: Ramsey

Description: Musical instrument. The violin is made of maple with a spruce top, and has fittings of ebony. It has an unusual double band of purfling, giving the instrument an ornate appearance. The bow has a flower design in mother-of-pearl inlaid on the frog. There is a double row of purfling, decorating the violin. Mother-of-pearl flower is inlaid on the frog.

Measurements: overall: 9.5 x 76 x 24 cm

Materials: mother of pearl, wood

Object name: violin

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1976-2047


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