Pipe Flute

Papua New Guinea


collected 1893-1897

Bamboo and red paint

Overall: 16 1/8 × 11/16 in. (41 × 1.8 cm)

Overall: 16 3/8 × 3/4 in. (41.6 × 1.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Acquired by exchange from the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury, Vermont



Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


19th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view


The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury, Vermont; received by present collection in an exchange, 1953.

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