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tchunso (flute)
  • Korea
  • tchunso (flute), 1960s
  • Where object was made: Korea
  • bamboo, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 33.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 13 3/16 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0725

This bamboo flute has an angled mouthpiece. The whistle hole and one side of the mouthpiece is painted red, as is the inside of the other end. The exterior is painted black with natural color left to show in vaguely defined bands of dots and lines. It has six fingerholes.