Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature canoe
  • Brazil
  • miniature canoe, 1975–1985
  • Where object was made: Brazil or Peru
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6.5 x 13.5 x 48 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/2 x 5 5/16 x 18 7/8 in
  • Gift of Margaret S. Hodges
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4891

The toy sized canoe is made from light natural colored wood. The top edges are painted dark brown. The interior depicts a standing figure and a coiled snake in dark brown.