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quena (flute)
  • Peru
  • quena (flute), 1950–1981
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo, incising, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 36 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 1/8 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0435
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Red bamboo flute with six fingerholes and notched mouthpiece. Incised linear designs with light natural coloration. Diagonal lines between fingerholes. Interdigitated comb-like design above finger holes. Design with squares and vertical lines at top.