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Panpipes

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected in 1917 by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector); purchased by MAI from Hyatt Verrill in 1918.
Culture/People
Waiwai
Collector
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Previous owner
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Seller
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Date created
circa 1915
Object Type
Panpipes
Media/Materials
Bamboo, cordage, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Cut, wrapped, coated
Object Type
Music and Sound