|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965|
Flat, round wooden seat painted with red achiote and black; center slightly lower than rim; two wide legs cut from same piece as seat, also painted, as is underside of seat; heavy cord tied around each leg, slack of rope forms handle for hanging or carrying. Used for new initiation of children, afterwards used by men; ritually made in four stages, painted by women.
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|Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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