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fango-fango (nose flute)
  • Tongan peoples
  • fango-fango (nose flute), circa 1970
  • Where object was made: Tonga
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Diameter: 43 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 16 15/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0081

Nose flute made from a single piece of very light tan bamboo. Both ends are closed, there are five holes along one side and one hole on the back. Undecorated.