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flute
  • India
  • flute, late 1800s–1978
  • Where object was made: Vārānasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • reed, decal, paint, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 37.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 3/4 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0425
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Brown reed flute with an angled mouthpiece. Six fingerholes and square whistlehole. Round sticker between mouthpiece and top fingerhole has a red border and green field with image of person playing a flute. It reads:
KRISHNA BRAND
SUPERIOR QUALITY

Green band at end.