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spirit flute
  • Nev Autrey
    active: United States
  • spirit flute
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cedar wood, feathers, buckskin, turquoise, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 39 x 2.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 3/8 x 1 x 3 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0122

Thin flute made from two pieces of cedar wood glued together. There is a flue and cover near one end that is attached with a strip of tan buckskin and decorated with a small piece of turquoise stone and a bundle of feathers.