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sopilka (flute)
  • Ukraine
  • sopilka (flute), 1950–1990
  • Where object was made: Soviet Union (present-day Ukraine)
  • wood, carving, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 25.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 10 1/16 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0464

Cylindrical flute. Mouthpiece end is left bare and the remainder is stained a mottled red with swirling lines. Three leaf-like designs carved on front revealing natural color, separated by rows of small divots. Five fingerholes.