German 6-Keyed Flute

German 6-Keyed Flute

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Description
This flute was made by an unknown maker, probably in Germany around 1870 to 1880. It is a 6-keyed flute made of ebony with German silver ferrules and keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1870-1880
place made
Germany
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 7/16 in x 1 7/8 in; 62.07125 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MI.378927
accession number
146566
catalog number
378927
Credit Line
Gift of Joseph H. Himes
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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