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Flute Catalog - T

Detailed information for a subset of flutes in the Flutopedia Flute Catalog whose source begins with the letter T. The source is the crafting culture (if known), or else the flute maker's last name (if known), or else the name of the collection in which the flute resides.

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Flute Cultures, Makers, or Collections starting with T

Culture: Taos

AMNH 50.1 / 2458: Taos ~1910 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1910 or before2; Date acquired: 19101; Overall length: 44.0(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, PIGMENT, METAL, PITCH?, CLOTH1

Identification: AMNH Field No. 9331; Provenance: NM, TAOS COUNTY, TAOS, USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Herbert J. Spinden (Expedition)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 2458.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘L:44 D:4.5 W:5.5 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

AMNH 50.1 / 2459: Taos ~1910 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1910 or before2; Date acquired: 19101; Overall length: 39.5(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, PIGMENT, METAL, PITCH?, GLASS1

Identification: AMNH Field No. 4471; Provenance: NM, TAOS COUNTY, TAOS, Southwest, USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Herbert J. Spinden (Expedition)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 2459.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘L:39.5 W:5.2 D:4.1 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

AMNH 50.1 / 2460: Taos ~1910 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1910 or before2; Date acquired: 19101; Overall length: 44.7(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, PIGMENT, METAL, PITCH?1

Identification: AMNH Field No. 4321; Provenance: NM, TAOS COUNTY, TAOS, Southwest, USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Herbert J. Spinden (Expedition)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 2460.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘L:44.7 W:5.2 D:3.9 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

AMNH 50.1 / 2461: Taos ~1910 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1910 or before2; Date acquired: 19103; Overall length: 46.0(±0.5) cm4; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, METAL (BELLS), PIGMENT, PITCH?, FEATHER, RIBBON3

Identification: AMNH Field No. 13593; Provenance: NM, TAOS COUNTY?, TAOS?, Southwest, USA3; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Herbert J. Spinden (Expedition)3; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 2461.5

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘Taos?’)
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
4 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘L:46 W:25.8 D:3.6 (in CM)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

NMAI 25/8274: Taos ~1952 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1951 – 19522; Overall length: 58.2(±0.1) cm3; Materials: Cedar, hide thong/babiche2

Provenance: Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Santa Fe Indian School (Santa Fe, New Mexico) in 1952; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.2; Disposition: In the National Museum of the American Indian collection in Washington, DC, catalog #25/8274.4; Remarks: Place: Taos Pueblo, Taos Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA. Techniques: Carved, drilled, wrapped.2

1 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of April 6, 2017 (original text: ‘possibly Taos Pueblo (attributed)’)
2 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of April 6, 2017
3 National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution catalog record as of April 6, 2017 (original text: ‘Dimensions: 58.2 x 3.6 x 5.6 cm’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 6, 2017

Image courtesy of the National Museum of the American Indian

Payne #24: Adam Trujillo Taos ~1945 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1,2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Adam Trujillo1,2,3 — Taos; Date crafted: About 1940's2,3; Overall length: 57.785(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 22 3/4' in)4

Identification: Munn auction lot #2433; Wolf item #24, photos #140-1451; Auction history: October 21, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $230 ($291.47 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $500 - $1,000, Starting bid $2505; Remarks: Carved Juniper by Adam Trujillo. He only made 3 flutes; this one was made for Fred Harvey, listed in flute book [page 26, figure 40, top], 23” long.2

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 40, top

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 21, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 22 3/4’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 21, 2005

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Payne #27: Taos 1850 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: South-Western1; Taos2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 18703; About 1850's1,4; 18502; Overall length: 55.563(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21 7/8' in)5

Identification: Munn auction lot #6864; Wolf item #27, photos #164-1692; Auction history: October 22, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $1,700 ($2,154.33 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $1,000 - $1,800, Starting bid $5006; Remarks: An old Taos flute painted with natural pigments, raised terrace design, listed in flute book [page 26, figure 39], 21” long.1

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 39

1 [Gatliff 2005]
2 [Wolf 2003]
3 [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 39
4 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 22, 2005
5 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 21 7/8’)
6 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 22, 2005

Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com

Payne #57: Adam Trujillo Taos ~1955 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Adam Trujillo1,2 — Taos; Date crafted: 19353; About 1950's1,2

Identification: Munn auction lot #7492; Auction history: October 22, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $130 ($164.74 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $500 - $900, Starting bid $2504; Remarks: Made and signed by Adam Trujillo, who made over 100 flutes for the Fred Harvey Co., listed in flute book [page 26, figure 40], 19.5” long.1

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 40

1 [Gatliff 2005]
2 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 22, 2005
3 [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 40
4 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 22, 2005

Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com

Payne #63: Adam Trujillo Taos ~1955 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Taos1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Adam Trujillo1,2 — Taos; Date crafted: 19353; About 1950's1,2

Identification: Munn auction lot #9802; Auction history: October 23, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $160 ($202.76 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $500 - $900, Starting bid $2504; Remarks: Made by Adam Trujillo, who made over 100 flutes for the Fred Harvey Co., listed in flute book [page 26, figure 40], 18” long.1

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 40

1 [Gatliff 2005]
2 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 23, 2005
3 [Payne 1999], page 26, figure 40
4 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 23, 2005

Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com

Culture: Tarahumara (Rarámuri)

Payne #40: Tarahumara (Rarámuri) ~1945 Duct Flute Collection [25 items]

Crafting culture: Tarahumara (Rarámuri)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 1940's2

Identification: Munn auction lot #1132; Auction history: October 21, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $90 ($114.05 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $200 - $300, Starting bid $1003; Remarks: ca. 1940'S approximately 25, made of cane, some etched & painted, average 8" long.4

1 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions
2 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 21, 2005
3 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 21, 2005
4 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record

Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com

Tarahumara (Rarámuri) Duct Flute

Crafting culture: Tarahumara (Rarámuri)1 «Wikipedia»; Date acquired: June 15, 20051

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the estate of Richard W. Payne at an EBay auction on June 15, 2005.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.2

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Culture: Tewa

TL-WSU #10: Tewa ~1912 Mid-range A Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Tewa1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 19121; Overall length: 42.5(±0.1) cm (⇇ 425 mm)1

Provenance: From the collection of Thurlow Lieurance. Because of its poor condition, no restoration was done on this instrument.1; Disposition: In the Thurlow Lieruance collection at Wichita State University.2; In the collection of the Wichita State University since May 17, 1990.3

1 [Hensley 2002], page 14
2 entered by Clint Goss on 2002
3 [Hensley 2002], page 3

Culture: Tlingit

AMNH 19 / 1194: Tlingit ~1880 Rim-blown Flute

Crafting culture: Tlingit1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1869 – 1890 or before2; Date acquired: 1869 – 18903; Overall length: 38.0(±0.5) cm4; Materials: WOOD, PIGMENT3

Provenance: AK, JUNEAU BOROUGH?, AUKE?, Northwest Coast, USA3; Personnel: Donor: Lt. George T. Emmons3; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #19 / 1194.5

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘Tlingit, Auk’)
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
4 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘L:38 D:2 (in CM)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History. Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

Culture: Tuscarora (Skarū'ren')

CMH III-I-74: Tuscarora (Skarū'ren') ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Tuscarora (Skarū'ren')1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1911 or before1; Overall length: 44.1(±0.1) cm2

1 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017
2 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Length 44.1 cm, Outside Diameter 3.2 cm’)

Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum. Image courtesy of the Canadian History Museum.

Maker: Nguyen Chi Trung

Nguyen Chi Trung 10-hole Side-blown Flute

Instrument maker: Nguyen Chi Trung1; Date crafted: March 7, 2009 or before2; Date acquired: March 7, 20091

Provenance: Gift of the flute maker, Nguyen Chi Trung, to Clint Goss in person on March 7, 2009 as part of a meeting to advise them on their stone marimbas.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson Mid-range F# Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): F#41; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Instrument maker: Paul Thompson1; Date crafted: October 3, 2003 or before2; Date acquired: October 3, 20031; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 56.10±0.05 cm3

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from Gary Stroutsos at the flute gathering on Vashon Island, Washington on October 3, 2003.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 Measured by Clint Goss on 2/16/2017: Valley brand stainless steel one-meter ruler using the metric scale.
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Set: The Field Museum, Chicago

FM 260972: Tularosa Cave Flute

Era crafted: Mogollon / Pre-Pottery Phase1; Date crafted: 300±200 BCE – 150 BCE1

Provenance: Tularosa Cave, Square 3R2 Level 112; Disposition: In the Paul S. Martin Collection of the Field Museum, catalog #260972.3

For more information: Flutopedia: The Development of Flutes in North America / Tularosa Cave Flutes

Cited in: [Martin 1952]

1 [Martin 1952], page 357
2 Field Museum catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Database last updated on 23 July 2002’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

FM 260973: Tularosa Cave Flute

Era crafted: Mogollon / Pre-Pottery Phase1; Date crafted: 300±200 BCE – 150 BCE1

Provenance: Tularosa Cave, Square 2R1 Level 132; Disposition: In the Paul S. Martin Collection of the Field Museum, catalog #260973.3

For more information: Flutopedia: The Development of Flutes in North America / Tularosa Cave Flutes

Cited in: [Martin 1952]

1 [Martin 1952], page 357
2 Field Museum catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Database last updated on 23 July 2002’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

FM 260974: Tularosa Cave Flute

Era crafted: Mogollon / Pine Lawn Phase1 (450 CE – 550 CE); Date crafted: 150±160 BCE – 500 CE1

Provenance: Tularosa Cave, Square 3R2 Level 82; Disposition: In the Paul S. Martin Collection of the Field Museum, catalog #260974.3

For more information: Flutopedia: The Development of Flutes in North America / Tularosa Cave Flutes

Cited in: [Martin 1952]

1 [Martin 1952], page 357
2 Field Museum catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Database last updated on 23 July 2002’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

FM 260975: Tularosa Cave Flute

Era crafted: Mogollon / Georgetown Phase1 (550 CE – 900 CE); Date crafted: 500 CE – 700 CE1

Provenance: Tularosa Cave, Square 2R1 Level 92; Disposition: In the Paul S. Martin Collection of the Field Museum, catalog #260975.3

For more information: Flutopedia: The Development of Flutes in North America / Tularosa Cave Flutes

Cited in: [Martin 1952]

1 [Martin 1952], page 357
2 Field Museum catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Database last updated on 23 July 2002’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

Set: The Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, Kansas

Kauf #1: Native American Flute

Personnel: former owner: John Turkey Legs1; Disposition: In the collection of the Kauffman Museum.2; In the collection of the Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas.1; Remarks: A similar flute [to TL-WSU #1] also obtained from him [Chief John Turkey Legs], is on display at the Kaufmann Museum (stet), Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas. Although the flute is crafted in Sioux style, Lieurance described it as, "A Cheyenne Indian Cedar Flute ... This Flute Belonged to John TUrkey Legs, Celebrated Indian Flue Player."1

1 [Hensley 2002], page 7
2 entered by Clint Goss on 2002

 
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