6-Keyed Combination FlageoletPiccolo

6-Keyed Combination Flageolet/Piccolo

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Description (Brief)

This combination flageolet/piccolo was made by an unknown maker in London, England around 1875 to 1899. It is a combination 6-keyed flageolet/piccolo made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys, and an ivory beak. This flageolet/piccolo is stamped:

IMPROVED
FLAGEOLET
FLUTE
London
D

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flageolet
piccolo
Date made
1875-1899
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements
foot joint: 7 13/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.84375 cm x 3.81 cm
flageolet head joint: 8 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x 3.175 cm
piccolo head joint: 4 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 12.065 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1979.0010.01
catalog number
1979.0010.01
accession number
1979.0010
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Flutes
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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