Other: 29.7 x 10.3 x 96.2 cm (11 11/16 x 4 1/16 x 37 7/8 in.)
Gift of Luis Ángel Colón, 2003
Not on view
The bordonúa, now rare, resembles late 17th century Spanish instruments with its elongated shape and construction. Its role in the ensemble is primarily to provide a bass.
Signature: Labelled: (circle label seen through soundhole); a color picture of the maker working on an instrument with the name "Bordonúa" and a Puerto Rican flag at lower right of picture, around the edge is printed "Luis Angel Colon" (at top), "Artesano Instrumentos Musicales, Barranquitas, Puerto Rico" (at bottom)