Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • India
  • flute, late 1800s–1974
  • Where object was made: India
  • wood, carving, brass
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 34 x 3.5 x 1.75 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 11/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0701

This cylindrical wooden flute has a small knob-like mouthpiece projecting from the side at one end. There is a carved finial at the same end. It has a rectangular whistlehole and six fingerholes. There is a thin band of brass at the end.