Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • India
  • flute, late 1800s–1970
  • Where object was made: India
  • bamboo, wire, foil
  • Object Length/Diameter: 36 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 1/8 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0700

This dark brown flute has a wide band of blue foil and five bands of dimensional wire ornamentation over the top. There is an orange foil band with dimensional wire ornamentation near the end. It has six fingerholes and there is a silver metal band at the end.