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pastierska pishtala (flute)
  • Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic)
  • pastierska pishtala (flute), late 1800s–1987
  • Where object was made: Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic or Slovakia)
  • wood, ink, burning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 27 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 10 5/8 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0680

This cylindrical wooden flute has a disc at one end. The disc end has a small slit and a whistle hole. The ends are decorated with stripes in pink, yellow, and light blue. There are six fingerholes.