Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6.5 x 4 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6374

The small globular whistle has two small extensions, and a third thicker extension with a hole in the middle and one side that would have been the mouthpiece. The fourth extension is the largest and is flattend on the end. Most of the body is red and portions of each extension are red.