Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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floyara or sopilka
  • Ukraine
  • floyara or sopilka, circa 1964
  • Where object was made: USSR (present-day Ukraine)
  • linden wood, carving, burning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 40.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 15 15/16 x 9/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0077

Thin flute in light colored wood with bands of decoration burned into the length of it. There are bands of chevrons alternating with squares that have a circle in the center. On the front there is a large flower between two bands and there are pairs of leaf shapes between the finger holes.