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Instrument

Native NameDeweti
Object Number:65-10-45
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Maker: Soldado
Section:American
Materials:Reed (plant)
Razor Grass
Cord
Length: 48 cm
Outside Diameter:2.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Hollow reed wrapped from mouth part to first hole with black, pink, and white cord and yellow razor grass; white cord has geometric designs painted in brown-orange achiote; top filled with wax; stop holes burned around edges. Used for the private entertainment of men.

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