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Transverse Flute

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
New Guinea (Phillipine?)
Culture:
Phillipine or Melanesian
Medium:
Cane
Dimensions:
L. 44.9 cm (17-11/16 in.), Diam. +/- 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.771
Not on view
Marking: inscription "Filipinas" (?)
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 27.



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