Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Russia
  • flute, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Russia (former Soviet Union)
  • wood, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 25.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 10 1/16 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0457

Cylindrical wooden flute. Mouthpiece end is left light natural color. The remainder is painted glossy black. Five fingerholes, each with a cluster of blue lines emanating from bottom of each.

Back side has a bright pink flower with green leaves and orange and blue stylized buds above and below.