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Flute

Native NamePaka Tepe Dewe
Object Number:65-10-49
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Maker: Madituban
Section:American
Materials:Bamboo
Cord
Razor Grass
Length: 16.9 cm
Outside Diameter:3.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Hollow piece of bambo, solid at ends; one hole near one end, two near other; completely wrapped (except at holes) with bands of whtie and pink cord, black waxed cord and razor grass; white cord painted with red achiote; design rectilinear. Used by men for private entertainment only.

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