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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Violin


Accession number: 84.0226.0001
Date: before 1984
Materials: wood
Description: A wooden stringed musical instrument. The main body is made out of two rounded sections that become narrower in the middle where they meet. The lower rounded section is larger than the rounded section above it. There are two S shaped cut outs on either side of the center where 4 strings are.  Coming out of the top of the main body, is the neck of this instrument, a long dark brown handle that curves up at the end, with wooden controls for tightening the strings on either side. On the bottom left there is a chin rest made out of the same darker colour.