Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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walking stick flute
  • Romy Benton
    active: United States
  • walking stick flute, 1985
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bamboo, leather, rubber, string, dyeing
  • Object Length/Diameter: 127 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 50 x 1 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0616

This is a long dark brown bamboo flute with black or black and red string wrapped around the body at regular intervals. It has a short dark brown leather wrist strap at one end and a rubber cap on the other end. There are eleven holes.