English 7-Keyed Flute

English 7-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by an unknown maker in England, around 1800 to 1825. It is a 7-keyed flute made of ivory with silver ferrules and keys.
Object Name
flute
Date made
1800-1825
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 67.945 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 67.31 cm
ID Number
MI.300888
accession number
61805
catalog number
300888
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Thomas K. Boggs
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Exhibition
Elephants and Us
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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