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at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM0001349755179Nose-flute, vivo, of bamboo and coconut fibre, from the Society Islands (probably Tahiti); part of the Forster collection (Forster 26; 1886.1.1530)

Nose flute of bamboo closed by node at one end. It has been bound by two sections of plaited coconut fibre bindings near the open end, with a hole between them. The bindings are in two different shades of brown; one pale and one darker. There are two larger holes near the closed end.


  PRM0001299335179Older Ashmolean label
PRM0001299415179Ashmolean label
PRM0001299395179Forster label