Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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suling (flute)
  • Indonesia
  • suling (flute), 1950–1989
  • Where object was made: Indonesia
  • wood, wire, plastic, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 29 x 5 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 11 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0460.a,b

2011.0460.a: Cylindrical wooden flute. Light natural color. Six fingerholes. Squares with two notches on each side carved around each fingerhole. Column of stylized leaves on either side of fingerholes. Back is decorated with a large flower and leaves above and below.

2011.0460.b: Ring made from two pieces of plastic covered wires, ends held together with a piece of thin red wire.