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flauto (flute)
  • Peru
  • flauto (flute), circa 1969
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo, staining, incising
  • Object Length/Diameter: 58 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 22 13/16 x 1 1/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0641

This bamboo flute has a dark brown stain, a hole at one end, and six fingerholes. It has a geometric human-like face near the single hole with clasped hands incised below the face. There are diagonal lines and a key-like pattern near the fingerholes.