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suling (flute)
  • Indonesia
  • suling (flute), late 1800s–2001
  • Where object was made: Bali, Indonesia
  • reed, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 35 x 2 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 3/4 x 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0729

This is a reed flute with a square hole at one end. It has strips of reed knotted at that end. There is a string of twisted plant fiber with a loop at the end. There are six finger holes.