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French flageolet, boxwood, horn mounts and mouthpiece. Two brass keys, round, shallow cupped, mounted on pillars carried on base plates. Sounding length (lip to foot) is 17.0 cm. Stamped: Thibouville Ainé Paris.

Details

French flageolet
14.5.47/72
Musical Instruments


421.221.12
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  French flageolet
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  French flageolet
object name:  flageolet
catalogue title:  421.221.12
classified as:  421.221.12
classified as:  421.221.12-71 Single open flute with internal duct, with fingerholes and keys

Additional maker information
maker:  Martin Thibouville aîné
Place
Paris, France, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  Paris 
Date made
1800 - 1850
Additional date information
1800 - 1850 

Materials & techniques
boxwood; cork; metal; animal fibre; horn; brass
Additional material & technique information
material: cork (overall)
material: animal fibre (overall)
material: horn (overall)
material: metal (overall)
material: boxwood (overall)
material: brass (overall)
Measurements
overall: 389 x 37 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 389 x 37 mm

Adam Carse Collection

Use
The flageolet was a popular amateur instrument that was strongly associated with dance music during the nineteenth century.


Related subjects
classified as: French flageolets
object name (Horniman Ethno.): French flageolets
object name (NGDMI): flageolets
object name: French flageolets
material: boxwood
material: cork
material: metal
material: animal fibre
material: horn
material: brass
classified as: 421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
classified as: 421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes

Record created 1999-12-26
Record last updated 2019-08-03

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