Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Brian Carlick
  • gemshorn, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Rousham, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • ox horn, leather, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 24.5 x 6.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 9 5/8 x 2 9/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0093

Polished, curved ox horn that is white at the wide end and shifts to black at the pointed end. The wide end is covered with a circle of green dyed leather. There are seven finger holes down the front, in varying diameters. One hole on the back and a thin slit for a breath hole at the wide end.