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scraper (idiophone)
  • Peru
  • scraper (idiophone), late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo, string, burning
  • Object Length/Diameter: 35 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 13 3/4 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5447

The bamboo tube has one end that is split on either side with a series of notches burned duwn the length of the split portion. There are short diagonal lines burned over the split and "u" shapes burned at the non-split end. There is a "#" symbol near one end.

There is green and yellow twisted string through a hole in the bamboo.