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vertical whistle or cross flute
  • United States
    Asia
  • vertical whistle or cross flute, 1964–1974
  • Where object was made: United States or Asia
  • bamboo, cork, staining, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 43.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 17 1/8 x 13/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0085
Description

Bamboo flute with small cork plugs in one end and in two of the holes. The surface is decorated in random places with concentric circle designs in light to dark brown stain.