Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • panpipe, late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo, cotton thread
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 11 x 7 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 4 5/16 x 2 3/4 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5441

The small panpipe is made from seven bamboo tubes graduated in size. It is held in place with bamboo slats on either side and cotton string. It is a light natural color.