Nose flute (dulali)
Object Place: Fiji
Length 64.8 cm, width 5.0 cm (Length 25 1/2 in., width 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Body of bamboo with ends closed by nodes, and burned-in geometric designs on one half. One blow-hole near each end. Three vent-holes (?) around circumference at center. One fingerhole midway between each blow-hole and vent-holes.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection