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suling (flute)
  • John Litchenberg
  • suling (flute), circa 1968
  • Where object was made: Bali, Indonesia
  • bamboo, adhesive tape, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 25 x 4 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 9 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0728

This bamboo flute has a small rectagular hole at the end. There are six fingerholes. A bamboo strip around the mouthpiece end is held together with string. The opposite end is decorated with a band of red tape and green tape.