Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Transverse Flute

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
South Sea Islands, Fiji
Culture:
Fijian
Dimensions:
L. 1 ft. 8-3/4 in., Diam. 1-1/2 in.
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1990
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.



Related Objects

Mbita-Ni-Tanga

Date: ca. 1830 Medium: Bamboo Accession: 89.4.795 On view in:Not on view

Dizi

Date: late 18th–early 19th century Medium: Jade Accession: 65.149 a, b On view in:Not on view

Conch Shell Trumpet (Davui)

Date: late 19th century Medium: Shell (Ranella lampas) Accession: 89.4.1823 On view in:Not on view

Reed Pipe

Date: late 19th century Medium: Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-pipe Accession: 89.4.1726 On view in:Not on view

Transverse Flute

Artist: Garion (French) Date: ca. 1720–40 Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver Accession: 2005.365 On view in:Not on view