Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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vertical whistle flute
  • unknown Lisu maker
  • vertical whistle flute, late 1800s–1986
  • Where object was made: Thailand
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Diameter: 40.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 15 15/16 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0719

The bamboo flute has an open end, whistle hole, and six finger holes. It is undecorated.