Oboe (chirimía)

Mexican Indian people
mid-20th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

Length 28.7 cm, diameter 4.9 cm (Length 11 5/16 in., diameter 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.329

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

1968, sold by a Zapotec Indian, Oaxaca, Mexico, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund