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Contrabass Violin

Maker: Carleen M. Hutchins (Springfield, Massachusetts, 1911–2007 Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
Maker: Assisted by Donald Blatter
Maker: Assisted by Thomas Coleman (American, born Jersey City, New Jersey 1955)
Date: 1985
Geography: Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Culture: American
Medium: Wood
Dimensions: String length 109.2 cm (43 in.); Body length 129.3 cm (51 in.); Upper bouts 62.7 cm (24-3/4in.); Center bouts 38 cm (15 in.); Lower bouts 79.2 cm (31-1/4 in.); Rib height 16.7 cm (6-3/4in.); Tailpiece length 43.8 cm (17-1/4 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: Gift of Carleen M. and Morton A. Hutchins and the Harriet M. Bartlett Fund of the Catgut Acoustical Society, Inc., 1988
Accession Number: 1988.424.7

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