Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rooster shaped whistle
  • Germany
  • rooster shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • metal, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5.5 x 1 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/8 x 3/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6396

The small whistle is in the shape of a rooster. There is a silver colored metal tube from the rooster's tail feathers for a mouthpiece. The rooster has a red comb and waddle. The neck is yellow and red and the body is green, yellow, and red.