Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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boat model
  • Peru
  • boat model, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Titicaca, Peru
  • plant fiber
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5 x 9 x 35.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 14 in
  • Gift of Donato Pilco Pizano
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5430

The small boat is made from bundled plant fibers held in place with plant fiber string. Two large bundles make the base and two smaller bundles make the sides.