Duct flute (tarka)

Aymara people
1925–50


Object Place: La Paz, 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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

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