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flauta de pico (flute)
  • Mexico
  • flauta de pico (flute), 1970
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Length/Diameter: 16 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 6 1/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0639

This black cylindrical clay flute is pinched nearly closed at one end for the mouthpiece and it is sharply flared at the opposite end. It has four fingerholes separated by raised ridges with semicircular decoration.