Transverse Flute

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea
Culture:
Papua New Guinean (Bismarck Archipelago)
Medium:
bamboo
Dimensions:
L. 44.5 cm, D. +/- 2.3 cm (Richard Campbell, '80)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1398
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. 43.