Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cross flute
  • Garett Alden
  • cross flute
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ebony wood, rosewood, brass
  • Object Length/Diameter: 38 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 15/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0094
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Flute carved from two different kinds of wood. The section with the breath hole is dark brown and has a round knob carved at the closed end. The other section has six finger holes and is a lighter color of wood. At each end and at the center there are thin bands of brass around the flute.