German 11-Keyed Flute


This flute was made by an unknown maker in Germany, around 1875 to 1899. It is an 11-keyed flute made of ebony with German silver ferrules and keys.

Date Made: 1875-1899

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.65.0710Accession Number: 261081Catalog Number: 65.0710

Object Name: flute

Physical Description: ebony (overall material)German silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 28 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 71.755 cm x 4.445 cm


Record Id: nmah_606655

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