Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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horizontal whistle flute
  • India
  • horizontal whistle flute, 1960s
  • Where object was made: India
  • brass
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 33 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 x 1 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0702

The cylindrical brass flute has a short tube-like mouthpiece projecting from the side of one end and a decorative finial at the same end. There are six fingerholes but no thumbhole.