Name: Chillador.

Name: Chillador.
Type: Lute > Chordophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Tuning: G C E A E
Country: Many, Peru, Bolivia.
Region: South America.

Description: A flat backed lute having plain and wound steel strings arranged in pairs Gg Cc Ee Aa Ea. The chillador may have 10, 12 or up to 14 stringed varieties of this musical instrument.