4-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
The provenance and maker for this flute is unknown, and it made in the 19th century. It is a 4-keyed flute made of ivory with silver ferrules and keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
19th century
Physical Description
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 60.1 cm; x 23 11/16 in
head joint: 9 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 23.495 cm x 3.4925 cm
foot joint: 15 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 39.6875 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0624
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0624
Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania
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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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