Musical rasp

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Culture/People
Island Carib
Previous owner
Museum Shop, Museum of the American Indian (MAI museum shop/Book Counter), 1956-1989
Object Name
Musical rasp
Media/Materials
Gourd
Techniques
Cut, incised
Dimensions
45.5 x 8.5 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
güiro (rasp) and pua (stick)
Place
Puerto Rico
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
1900-1950
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by the MAI gift shop for resale at an unknown date; transferred to the MAI collection in 1985.
Catalog Number
25/2332
Barcode
252332.000
See related items
Island Carib
Music and Sound
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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