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ohe hano ihu (nose flute)
  • United States
  • ohe hano ihu (nose flute), late 1800s–1988
  • Where object was made: Hawaii, United States
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Diameter: 29 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 11 3/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0689

The length of bamboo is closed at one end with one hole near the closed end. There are three holes near the open end. It is undecorated.