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Duct flute (tarka)

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Provenance

Before 1984, sold by a flute maker, La Paz, Bolivia, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Aymara people, 1925–50

Object Place

Bolivia

Dimensions

Length 53 cm, width 5.9 cm (Length 20 7/8 in., width 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.395

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones