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Flute

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
New Guinea
Culture:
Melanesian
Medium:
Bamboo
Dimensions:
Large tube: 43.2 cm (L. 17 in.), Diam. 7.6 cm (3 in.), Small tube: L. 22.2 cm (8-3/4 in.), Diam. 0.6 cm (1-1/4 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.774
Not on view
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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