E0399: Flute

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0399
Classification Category:
6:Tools & Equipment for Communication ➞ Musical T&E
Marks/Labels:
Remnant of tag-illegible.
Materials:
botanical ➔ reed ➔ bamboo
animal ➔ ivory
Dimensions:
66.5 cm L
2 cm W
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Source Locality:
China
Description:
Flute made of sanded bamboo with ivory end pieces.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)