8-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
The provenance and maker for this flute are unknown, and this flute was likely made around 1875 to 1899. It is an 8-keyed flute made of ebony with German silver ferrules, keys, and head joint.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1875-1899
unspecified
Fleet, Mr. Stephen C. Van
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 66.7 cm; x 26 1/4 in
overall: 26 5/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.83375 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MI.392020
accession number
195258
catalog number
392020
Credit Line
Gift of Stephen C. Van Fleet
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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