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Flute w/ box

1985.126A-D (RS118510)

Description

5-key octav-flute; wooden body w/ metal and ivory fittings; matching wooden tube for accessories (?). Box labels read "OCTAV-FLUTE No. Cocos. 5 Keys" and "FLAGEOLET No. Cocos 5 Keys."

Details

Maker
Possibly Flageolet (Maker)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
FLUTE
flutes (aerophones)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1985.126A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24786

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