double bass bow

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Maker: Szwedów Rodzina [Szwed family]
Date: before World War I [?]
Village / Town: Pewel Mała
Region: the Carpathian region (Beskid Żywiecki)
Country: Poland
Owner: The Municipal Museum of Żywiec – The Old Castle, Department of Ethnography
Inventory number: MŻ-E/712
Description: modelled on cello bows, equipped with a movable frog (for tightening the hair ribbon with a screw)
Decoration: stained brown
Materials: wood (sycamore), horsehair
Catalog card by: Piotr Żebracki, Karolina Wałęga / Zbigniew Jerzy Przerembski

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