Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Japan
  • komabue, 1670–1720
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • bamboo, lacquer?, carving, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 36.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 3/8 x 13/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0051.01

Dark brown flute with six finger holes and one breath hole. In between the holes, the flute is wrapped with another material that has parallel lines and is possibly lacquered.