Piffaro Oboe


This oboe was made by an unknown maker in Italy, undetermined date. It is a Piffaro oboe made of walnut, with a conical bore, 8 fingerholes, 1 thumbhole, and 3 ventholes, and a detachable bell. It has a double reed on a metal staple (not original).

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.66.093Catalog Number: 66.093Accession Number: 254480

Object Name: oboe

Physical Description: walnut (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 in x 2 7/8 in; 38.1 cm x 7.3025 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3290-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_605816

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