Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • United States
  • flute, 1971
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cedar wood, leather, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 52 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0636

This cylindrical wooden flute has a small hole at the narrowed end and a larger hole at the larger, rectangular end. It has a wooden hook affixed near the mouthpiece. There are six fingerholes. There is a dark brown leather strip wrapped around the flute and hook and another strip wrapped near the rectangular end.