Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • flute, late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • reed
  • Object Length/Diameter: 31.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 12 3/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5443

The flute is made from a segment of reed. It has a slit-like hole at one end and two fingerholes and one thumbhole at the other end. It is a light natural color.