End-blown flute (lain-ah?)
Probably Hopi people
Object Place: Arizona, United States
Length 70.3 cm, diameter 2.8 cm (Length 27 11/16 in., diameter 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylindrical body constructed of single piece of hardwood. Embouchure end thinned for width of about 10 mm along inside of one wall. Five fingerholes in distal half; three nearest center equally-spaced and two nearest distal end widely spaced.
In ink on side: "16169"
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