Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Nāy-i narm

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Iranian (Persian)
Medium:
wood, metal
Dimensions:
L. 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Whistle Flute-recorder
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2709
Not on view
This nāy-i narm or nerme ney (soft flute), is a 19th-century mixture of Iranian craftsmanship and European recorder design.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 91.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 91.



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