Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • panpipe, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • bamboo, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Diameter: 41 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 16 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4055
Label Text

The cluster of seven bamboo pipes of varying lengths are tied together with a band of plant fiber.