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Flute, Indian

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Object name
Maker
Date
1968
Place
Object number
RCM0325
Acquisition
Acquisition information not known.

Description

An Indian instrument in the style of the English B flat band flute. Dark brown wood with brass mounts: in two sections, comprising a head and two alternative body sections; keyless, but with a turned ring as for the pivot of a D sharp key. The two bodies of slightly different length and with different finger holes, viz. (a) with a thumb hole between finger-holes 1 and 2 but no hole at the foot, and (b) without thumb hole but with a small hole c. 25mm above the foot.

Dimensions

Length: 428mm (maximum).

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