Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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flauta de pico (flute)
  • Mexico
  • flauta de pico (flute), 1960s
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, stamping
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 26.5 x 6.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0380

Ceramic flute, mostly straight with a right angle near the bell end. Flat, trapezoidal mouthpiece. Body of the flute is a tapered cylinder with three fingerholes with "V" shaped raised decoration above each hole. Decoration has a bullseye at point of each "V." Bend at end and flute terminates with a flare. Black.