Diorama of a Carib Camp, Gerrit Schouten, 1810

Diorama of a Carib Camp, Gerrit Schouten, 1810

wood (plant material), h 49cm × w 69cm × d 22cm More details

This diorama presents an everyday scene in a Carib settlement along a river. The men are building a hut or returning from hunting, while the women prepare food and care for the children. On the right they are making bread from cassava, a tuberous root. Baskets are being brought ashore from the corial (dugout canoe) along the bank.

On display in room 1.17

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