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Panpipes

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Provenance

Before 1984, purchased in Scotsdale, Arizona, by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Unknown culture, after A.D. 1600

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Length 14.2 cm, width 9.2 cm, thickness 1.7 cm (Length 5 9/16 in., width 3 5/8 in., thickness 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.333

Medium or Technique

Cane, plant fiber

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones