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DCM 0454: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flutes

DCM 0454: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flutes

 
 
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Summary

According to DCM ledger, he understood these to be Nose Flutes, to be played together in unison, one in each nostril, and he therefore suspected that only the upper 4 of 5 lateral holes would be covered. However, each may be a mouth-blown vertical flute, utilizing both hands and all 5 fingerholes. See DCM 455.
Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flutes
Medium: Sheesum wood, stained red, copper bottom ferrule.; 43.9 cm., 44.1 cm.
Key Holes System: 0/5 holes.
Mark Maximum: No mark.
Provenance: J. S. Lovejoy, Calcutta, India, 28 Jan. 1925.

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1700 - 1900
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bengali province
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