Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shinobue (flute)
  • Japan
  • shinobue (flute), late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • bamboo, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 40.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 15 15/16 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0726

The reed flute has one mouth hole and seven finger holes. The closed end and interior are painted red.