Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cross flute
  • Korea
  • cross flute, circa 1961
  • Where object was made: Korea
  • bamboo, paint, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 34.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 13 9/16 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0071
Description

Flute made from a single piece of bamboo with finger holes drilled into it. The outside is stained a dark reddish brown with design bands of S-shaped lines and dots. Each end is painted bright red.