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dvojnice (flute)
  • Yugoslavia
  • dvojnice (flute), 1950–1967
  • Where object was made: Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia and Montenegro)?
  • wood, carving, incising, varnishing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 30.5 x 5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 12 x 1 15/16 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0453

Nearly rectangular wooden flute that widens at one end, bifurcating into two. Mouthpiece end has two square whistle holes. Proper left leg has three fingerholes. Proper right leg has four fingerholes. Area between mouthpiece and slit is decorated with four sets of two triangular shapes made with nearly parallel lines. Fan shape at top. Zigzagging line around border. Dark brown.