Flute w/ box

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-24786

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

Descriptive Terms

flutes (aerophones)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
FLUTE

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Flageolet (Maker)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.126A-D