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Object Name Instrument, Wind
Other Name Txirula
Description Small wooden flute like instrument with red cloth carrying case; Txirula is part "A" and is made of blonde wood; the mouthpiece bumps out and is slightly wider than the shaft but narrows on one end to make a thin but wide mouthpiece the shaft is long and cylindrical and is thicker in the middle and seems to be made of two pieces of wood connected together with adhesive; near the mouthpiece on the top is a small hole that was cut into by a hole that is sloped on one side; after the hole is a few cm then two very then lines that are cut into the Txirula; at the middle of the shaft there are another three similar lines near the point were the two pieces of wood that comprise "A" are adhered to each other; near the far end is two holes, each intersected by similar carved lines with one line right before the holes; the end has a lip, then a straight piece of wood, then a last bit of lip; the bottom of "A" has some dark green paint that seems to be accidentally splashed on with a hole near the last two holes on the top; "B" is red cloth with a white drawstring on one side with the other side closed; the string is discolored form use and the bottom of the case has four small holes and tears in it
Object Number 1993.002.002 AB