1-Keyed Walking Stick Flute

Description (Brief)
The provenance and maker for this flute is unknown, and it made in the 19th century. It is a 1-keyed walking stick flute made of maple with an iron tip, brass ferrule, and a wood key.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
19th century
Physical Description
maple (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 86.5 cm; x 34 1/16 in
main body: 26 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 67.945 cm x 3.81 cm
foot joint: 8 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0625
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0625
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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