Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • George Cloos
    active: United States
  • fife, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • rosewood, nickel plated brass, varnish, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 39.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 15 9/16 x 13/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0049
Description

Flute carved from very dark brown wood. At each end is a wide band of nickel plated brass with very fine bands of incised lines at each end. one breath hole and six finger holes. Colorless varnish applied on the wood.