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Transverse Flute;Ti-tzu

Transverse flute of bamboo, with stripes created by binding with thread and painting the thread brown, both ends painted black, with brass ferrule in the centre. Six fingerholes, membrane hole, two tassel holes and two vents.

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  • Materials:Bamboo;Plant;Yarn
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 638 mm Max Diam = 26 mm