Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Guiro Clásico Puertorriqueño

Maker:
Luis Ángel Colón
Date:
2002
Geography:
Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, United States
Culture:
American (Puerto Rico)
Medium:
Gourd, wood, metal
Dimensions:
Other: 3 x 31cm (1 3/16 x 12 3/16in.)
Classification:
Idiophone-Scraped
Credit Line:
Gift of Luis Ángel Colón, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.216.4a, b
Not on view
Scraped instruments and rattles of gourd and other materials were known among the native population of Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Central America before European settlement.
Luis Ángel Colón
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