Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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flute in C
  • England, United Kingdom
  • flute in C, 1835–1865
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom?
  • granadilla wood, metal, cork, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 68 x 4 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 26 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0421.a,b,c

Black flute in three pieces.

2011.0421.a: cylindrical mouthpiece. Wide silver colored metal band around windhole. Silver colored cap at end. Silver band with small gap and another silver band at end.

2011.0421.b: cylindrical middle section with a "male" part at either end to insert into parts a and b. Both of those elements are wrapped with cork. Three fingerholes with silver colored metal on edges and three metal keys.

2011.0421.c: cylindrical end piece. Thin silver band at one end and wider silver band at end. Three fingerholes with metal rims and five metal keys.