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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Flute (Putorino)

Date:
ca. 1800–1820
Geography:
New Zealand, Bay of Plenty region
Culture:
Maori people
Medium:
Wood, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 x W. 17 1/8 x D.1 in. (3.8 x 43.5 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1599
Not on view
Harry G. Beasley, Cranmore Museum, Chiselhurst, UK; [John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1979

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 29.

The American Federation of Arts. Primitive Art Masterworks: an exhibition jointly organized by the Museum of Primitive Art and the American Federation of Arts, New York. New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1974, no. 108.

Moore J. Kenneth, Jayson Kerr Dobney, and Bradley Strauchen-Scherer. Musical Instruments: Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. First Printing ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015, p. 112.



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