German 12-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by an unknown maker in Germany around 1900 to 1910. It is a 12-keyed flute made of ebony with German silver ferrules and keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1900-1910
unspecified
Ahlbers, Mr. & Mrs. Knut Oscar
place made
Germany
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
Geman silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 72 cm; x 28 3/8 in
flute: 28 1/2 in x 2 in; 72.39 cm x 5.08 cm
cap: 7/8 in x 15/16 in; 2.2225 cm x 2.38125 cm
box: 5/8 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0055
accession number
256590
catalog number
65.0055
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oscar Ahlbers
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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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