Jean Baptiste 4-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Jean Baptiste Tabard in Lyon, France around 1820 to 1848. It is a 4-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keys (one missing). This flute is stamped:

[Maltese cross] [/] TABARD [/] A LYON [/] [Maltese cross]
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1820-1848
unspecified
Brown, Howard M.
maker
Tabard, F.
place made
France: Rhône-Alpes, Lyon
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 62.3 cm; x 24 1/2 in
overall: 24 1/2 in x 1 3/16 in; 62.23 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
MI.66.082
catalog number
66.082
accession number
261637
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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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