Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Pakistan
  • flute, late 1800s–1989
  • Where object was made: Pakistan
  • plastic, wood, staining, paper
  • Object Length/Diameter: 31.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 12 3/8 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0698

This is a cylindrical plastic flute with an angled mouthpiece, rectangular whistlehole, and six fingerholes. It is colored a red-purple and decorated with a sticker between the mouthpiece and the fingerholes. The sticker has two red roses and a yellow rose. There is a band of silver paper above and below the sticker and a third band at the end.