8-Keyed Flute


The maker and provenance of this flute is unknown, and made around 1850 to 1899. It is an 8-keyed flute made of ebony with a rosewood second joint, ivory ferrules, and silver keys.

Date Made: 1850-1899

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Weston D. Bayley

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.237752Accession Number: 45356Catalog Number: 237752

Object Name: flute

Physical Description: ebony (overall material)rosewood (overall material)ivory (overall material)silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 27 1/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 68.73875 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-34e8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606483

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