Richard Gwilt - Historical Bows


A detail from David Leeuw with his Family by Abraham van den Tempel, 1671, showing very clearly a snakewood bow (notice also the thin sliver of (probably) leather in the channel between the hair and the back of the frog - evidence of a relatively easy way of controlling the tension of the hair in a clip-in frog bow):

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