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flute
  • Toradja peoples
  • flute, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
  • bamboo, pigment, incising, burning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 37.5 x 1.75 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 3/4 x 11/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0732
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Description
Exhibitions

This bamboo flute has six fingerholes. It is decorated with bands of burning and bands of small triangles rubbed with red and larger triangles rubbed with black. There is a band of opposing black triangles between the mouthpiece and the first fingerhole.