End-blown flute

Gurunsi people
20th century


Object Place: Burkina Faso

Dimensions

Overall: 43 x 11 x 4 cm (16 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.23

Medium or Technique

Wood, leather

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

About 2001, sold by Mohamed Kaba, New York, to Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

NOTE: Provenance information was provided by the donor at the time of the gift, and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons