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dvojnice (walking stick flute)
  • Yugoslavia
  • dvojnice (walking stick flute), 1850–1890
  • Where object was made: Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia and Montenegro)
  • wood, carving, incising, staining
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 93.5 x 4.5 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 36 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0398
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Straight length of cylindrical wood with a handle at one end. The handle is a horixontal oval with a separate flaring piece on top and a second thicker piece on bottom. There is a flute attached on one side of the handle and partially down the walking stick.

Double flue with a rectangular mouthpiece and two whistle holes. The area above the whistle holes is incised with an "X" with curlicues. Two additional "X's" with curlicues below whistle holes but above finger holes. Proper left flute has three finger holes, proper right has four finger holes. The round portions of the flue and adjacent part of the walking stick are decorated with two rows of curlicues.

Walking stick and flute are brown.