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rondador (flute)
  • Ecuador
  • rondador (flute), mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ecuador
  • bamboo, string
  • Object Height/Width: 13 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0656

This panpipe is made from sixteen bamboo tubes. The strips of bamboo at the top and bottom are held in place with strings. The pipes are arranged by size, though they are strictly graduated, as every other pipe is shorter than the one before.