Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ecuador
  • rondador, circa 1961
  • Where object was made: Quito, Ecuador
  • carrizo reed, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 33.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 13 3/16 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0044

31 thin tubes of reed in varying lengths that are arranged in graduating order. They are held together with two pairs of reed strips that are lashed together with plant fiber string that passes between the reed tubes.