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quena (flute)
  • Peru
  • quena (flute), late 1800s–1978
  • Where object was made: Cuzco, Peru
  • plastic, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 35 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 13 3/4 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0649

This is a cylindrical plastic flute, painted brown. It has a notch at one end, six fingerholes, and one thumbhole.