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So

Date:
ca. 1980
Geography:
South Korea, Korea
Culture:
Korean
Medium:
Wood, bamboo, shell
Dimensions:
H. 34.8 cm (13-11/16 in.); W. 36.4 cm (14-5/16 in.); D. app.+ 6 cm (2-3/8 in.); pipe length: longest (player's right) ca. 14.5 cm (5-13/16 in.); shortest (player's left) app. 5.1 cm (2 in.) Diam. (each pipe) app. 1.2 cm (7/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-panpipe
Credit Line:
Gift of Korean Cultural Service, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.171.6
Not on view
These 16 chromatically-tuned bamboo panpipes are placed in a holder shaped to suggest a phoenix, the symbol of peace and prosperity. Traditional decoration includes abalone inlays and a "strawberry" tassel.
Korean Cultural Service
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