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flute in D
  • Germany
  • flute in D, early-mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: Germany?
  • wood, metal, string
  • Object Length/Diameter: assembled 61.5 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: assembled 24 3/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0403.a-d
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Black flute in three pieces.

2011.0403.a: Cylindrical mouthpiece end. Two narrow silver bands and one wider silver band at end. One hole 1/3 distance from end.

2011.0403.b: center piece. Cylindrical with a "male" portion at either end, to be inserted into parts a and c. Three fingerholes and one silver colored metal key on either side. Red string wrapping male portion for part a, light brown string wrapping male portion for part c.

2011.0403.c: cylindrical lpiece iwth three finger holes and two silver colored metal keys. Silver colored metal band at either end and below last fingerhole.