Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bue Balabala

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Aoba island, Ambae, Vanuatu
Culture:
Melanesian
Medium:
bamboo
Dimensions:
Longest pipe 6-3/4 in., Shortest 3 in. (L.C. says, "longest pipe 6-3/8 in., shortest 3-1/4 in.")
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-end-blown flute (vertical)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.832
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. 38, ill.

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