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Image: Khlui Phiang O Flute from Thailand

This flute is from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It is listed by the museum as a Khlui Phiang O (Khlui, middle size) from Thailand, early 20th century. It measures 41.1 cm × 2.6 cm (16 916″ × 1"), made of bamboo. Item 183239, Accession number 2004.412.

This view is the back side of the instrument, with the true sound hole near the top, a thumb hole for the upper hand, and one of the tuning holes near the bottom.

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Khlui Phiang O Flute from Thailand



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