8-Keyed Flute

Description (Brief)
The maker and provenance of this flute is unknown, and made around 1850 to 1899. It is an 8-keyed flute made of ebony with a rosewood second joint, ivory ferrules, and silver keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1850-1899
unspecified
Bayley, Dr. Weston D.
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 68.3 cm; x 26 7/8 in
overall: 27 1/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 68.73875 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MI.237752
accession number
45356
catalog number
237752
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Weston D. Bayley
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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