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flute
  • Ceylon/Sri Lanka
  • flute, 1950–1994
  • Where object was made: Sri Lanka
  • reed, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 11 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0472
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Short cylindrical flute with a small diameter. Two fingerholes and whistlehole at other end with a slightly curved mouthpiece. Painted dark red with a yellow band at either end.

Gold sticker reads:
SPECIALLY
HAND MADE IN SRI LANKA
FOR
BRIMFUL
HOUSE