1938.36.1566

Bamboo flute, one perforation at narrowest end, brown colour on body ?possibly pigment. [LKG 2/10/2008]

Place details: OCEANIA MELANESIA. Papua New Guinea / Cultural Group: Bosngun Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Bamboo Plant / ?Pigment / ?. Processes: Perforated / Sawn / ?. Dimensions: L = 1213 mm Max Diam = 35 mm Field Collector: Beatrice Blackwood When Collected: By 1937 Other Owners: Beatrice Blackwood PRM Source: Beatrice Blackwood Acquired: Donated 1938 Other Numbers: Blackwood ii 1493

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Flute / CLASS: Music / Status / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Flute.

Object description: Bamboo flute, one perforation at narrowest end, brown colour on body. Main body has some splits along the length of the bamboo body. [LKG 2/10/2008]