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Whistle, owl call, duct flute. The cylindrical wooden body is stopped with a flat circular face at the distal end. The beak is decorated with three turned grooves. The mouth or window is triangular with the chamfer down the two side edges. The proximal face is slightly angled with a shallow round block. The upper edge of the beak is rounded in profile.


whistle; duct flute
Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  whistle; duct flute
object name:  vessel flute
object name:  whistle
catalogue title:  421.221.31

Bulgaria; Europe
Additional place information
Date made
Additional date information
date made:  1925-1954 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
overall: 125 x 62 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 125 x 62 mm

vendor:  Wortley's Little Curio Shop  Undefined - 1954-07-10

Related subjects
object name (unclassified): whistles
object name: duct flutes

Record created 1999-06-24 by PAUL
Record last updated 2017-10-23 by XGVIEWS

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