Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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piece from boat model
  • Panama
  • piece from boat model, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Sambú, Río, Panama
  • wood, pigment, carving
  • Gift of Bert R. Betz and Theresa Betz Taylor
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4865.02

This is a piece from a boat model. It is triangular with curved sides, a flat bottom, and a point at the tip. Three nails emerge from one of the sides. It is decorated by a series of triangles arranged into a pattern.