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quena (flute)
  • Peru
  • quena (flute), circa 1969
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • reed, incising, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 37 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 9/16 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0407
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Description
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Reed flute with six fingerholes and a notched mouthpiece. Dark brown. Decorated band below mouthpiece with linear designs ("X" lines and squares). Grooves around middle two pairs of fingerholes and vertical lines on either side.