Model of raft "caballito de totora" It is made from two large bundles of reeds, formed into points at one end and flat at the other. These are held together with very fine rope or twisted plant fibre. These two bundles have then been placed next to each other and are held together with thicker rope. Towards the last third of the boat, some of the reeds have been cut away to form a hollow in which the used would kneel. The pointed prow is broken, but still attached. A label with the object puts 'Stefan Battory' as the donor, but this does not match with the register entry. Another label says 'VIA Stefan Battory'

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