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 and keys, and an ivory cap.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1875-1899
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 66.8 cm; x 26 5/16 in
overall: 26 7/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 67.15125 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
MI.392673
accession number
202495
catalog number
392673
Credit Line
Gift of Jeanne G. McIntosh
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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