Treble flute in F
Asa Hopkins (1779–1838)
Object Place: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Length 45.9 cm (18 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In F. Conoidal bore. Boxwood, varnished dark brown. Ivory rings and headcap. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Slightly elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes. One key (d- sharp’), missing, mounted on ring with SATK.
Stamped on headjoint and upper bodyjoint: A HOPKINS / LITCHFIELD / CONN; stamped on lower bodyjoint and foot: A HOPKINS / LITCHFIELD
1989, gift of Dr. Ernest A. Bragg, Jr., Attleboro, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 27, 1989)
Gift of Dr. Ernest A. Bragg, Jr.