Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • flute, circa 1968
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 19 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0659

This cylindrical ceramic flute has a slight bell at one end. The end has a semicircular opening and a notched whistle hole. There are four fingerholes at the other end. The length is painted with diagonal red, green, and yellow stripes.