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bansuri (flute)
  • India
  • bansuri (flute), late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: Pune, Mahārāshtra, India
  • bamboo, burning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 43.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 17 1/8 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0705

The length of bamboo has one mouthhole and six fingerholes. The surface is yellow with mottled brown, due to burning.