Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • metal, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8.5 x 6.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6394

The whistle has a conical body and a long tube-like mouthpiece. There is a hole at the end of the tube and at the top of the cone. It has a silver colored base. The narrow portion of the cone is green. The wide portion of the cone is dark pink.