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  • Indonesia
  • flute, late 1800s–2006
  • Where object was made: Jawa, Indonesia
  • reed, pigment, incising, burning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 41.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 16 5/16 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0723

The bamboo flue has one mouth hole, and six fingerholes. It is decorated with bands of burning and incised zigzags rubbed with red and triangles rubbed with red with something dark over the top. There are two columns of dark and light triangles between the mouth hole and the first fingerhole.