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Child's model of a boat, made of white wood with black stained cross ties and black and brown bars across the hull. An unusual feature is the presence of a transom, seen on non-Indian boats bearing outboard motors.
Length: 31.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1973:
Wood. Model boat. White wood with black stained cross ties, and black and brown bars across the hull.
Venezuela, Indian. From the CANARACUNI River area, close to the border with Brazil. The region of the upper Caura river [also known as the Merevari River]. The collection is from two tribal groups, the Carib YEQUANA "Custodians of the Sun" [also known as MAQUIRITARÉ or MAÑONGONG by outsiders], and the SANEMA [known also as SHIRISHANA and in other areas in the region as YANOAMA, YANOMAMA, etc.].
Yequana. A child's toy, unusual in having a transom (?), seen on non-Indian boats bearing outboard motors.
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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