Klemm & Brothers 6-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Klemm & Brothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1819 to 1850. It is a 6-keyed flute made of rosewood with German silver ferrules, keys, and embouchure plate. This flute is stamped:

KLEMM & BRO. [/] PHILAD
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1819-1850
unspecified
found in collections
maker
Klemm & Brothers
Klemm & Brothers
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 62.4 cm; x 24 9/16 in
overall: 24 in x 1 7/8 in; 60.96 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MI.66.089
catalog number
66.089
accession number
272087
See more items in
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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