Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fife
  • George Cloos
    active: United States
  • fife, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • granadilla wood, nickel silver, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 43 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 16 15/16 x 13/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0083
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Fife made from dark brown wood. There are six finger holes and a breath hole on the side. At each end there is a wide band of nickel silver wrapped around the flute.