Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guatemala
  • whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5 x 5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6378

The whistle is shaped like a seated woman with dark hair. She is wearing a light colored blouse with dark purple detail and a dark purple skirt. She holds a tray of cylindrical objects in red, green, and yellow. The mouthpiece is on the back.