|Dimensions||H-4.5 W-5.5 D-3.5 inches|
|Description||This is a folk carving from Colombia, South America. It is a wooden carving showing a pen with four sheep. There is a tree that forms one upright of the pen. There is a triangular hut on the right side with a fire with a pot on it in front. There is a stone basin and pestle there as well. There is a woman wearing hat who is seated and working dough in a bowl. There is a man and dog behind a pile of sticks and the trough. There is also a seated boy with a hand on his knee.|
On paper label glued to back of hut, Native Hand-Carving Showing Primitive Life in Colombia S. America Presented to Ky. Hist. Society by M.H. Thatcher Governor of Canal Zone 1913.
The Panama Canal was a federal government area administered by the Canal Zone Government, headed by a presidentially appointed governor. The canal was begun in 1904 and opened to traffic in 1914.
|Collection||Maurice H. Thatcher Collection|
Thatcher, Maurice H.
Panama Canal (Panama)
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|