Powell Fipple-Blown Flute Case

Powell Fipple-Blown Flute Case

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This fipple-blown flute case was made by Edward V. Powell in Scarsdale, New York, around 1943-1951. It is made of wood, covered with black leatherette, with metal fittings, and burgundy plush interior. There is an outer carrying case made of brown vinyl, with two handles, and zipper closure. Accessioned with Powell fipple-blown flute (1985.0016.14).
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Object Name
case with accessories
date made
Powell, Edward V.
place made
United States: New York, Scarsdale
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in; 6.985 cm x 29.21 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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