Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • flute, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 19.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 5/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6390

The cylindrical ceramic flute is made of light brown clay. The front is decorated with diagonal stripes in bright pink, purple, and green. It has six fingerholes. There is a slit in one end with a rectangular whistlehole. There is a slight flare at the opposite end.