BANCO ZOOMORFO ETNIA MEHINAKO

Measurements: 60 cm x 23 cm x 24 cm

Weight: 3,450 kg

Code: 36

Xinguano Wooden Bench To make a Xinguan bank, it is necessary to enter and stay in the forest for at least one week. First, the Indian enters the forest looking for his tree. Purple, trash can, piranheira. On the machete and the ax he knocks it down with the help of relatives. Heavy trunk, impossible to carry it to the village. It is necessary to divide it into parts. An tree can yield many banks, it depends on the bank size, tree size. If the piece is too big the first notches need to be made there even in the bush. More carving, less wood, lighter to carry on the shoulder to the village. At home, in the hollow, calmly and accurately the Xinguan Indian finishes necessary, imprinting all the intimacy with the animal on the piece. In a face of wood, the sure expression of a monkey or the shape of the jaguar's muscles in the your walk. Finally the painting. Jenipapo makes black, annatto red. The brush: a buriti splint, just as you paint your own body. Expressed in colors traces of nature: river waves, snake skin, tree bark. Encrusted in the piece its brand: xinguano graphics. Finally the eyes. A little black beeswax serves as glue, and a little simple snail bead, round in the knife, the animal's eyes shine. a subtle but fatal finish. The wooden bench's eyes shine. Sometimes, such perfection, it seems that move, dream that walk around. I don't know if they come to life ... an energy animal....

 

BANCO ZOOMORFO ETNIA MEHINAKO

$178.42 USD
BANCO ZOOMORFO ETNIA MEHINAKO $178.42 USD

BANCO ZOOMORFO ETNIA MEHINAKO

Measurements: 60 cm x 23 cm x 24 cm

Weight: 3,450 kg

Code: 36

Xinguano Wooden Bench To make a Xinguan bank, it is necessary to enter and stay in the forest for at least one week. First, the Indian enters the forest looking for his tree. Purple, trash can, piranheira. On the machete and the ax he knocks it down with the help of relatives. Heavy trunk, impossible to carry it to the village. It is necessary to divide it into parts. An tree can yield many banks, it depends on the bank size, tree size. If the piece is too big the first notches need to be made there even in the bush. More carving, less wood, lighter to carry on the shoulder to the village. At home, in the hollow, calmly and accurately the Xinguan Indian finishes necessary, imprinting all the intimacy with the animal on the piece. In a face of wood, the sure expression of a monkey or the shape of the jaguar's muscles in the your walk. Finally the painting. Jenipapo makes black, annatto red. The brush: a buriti splint, just as you paint your own body. Expressed in colors traces of nature: river waves, snake skin, tree bark. Encrusted in the piece its brand: xinguano graphics. Finally the eyes. A little black beeswax serves as glue, and a little simple snail bead, round in the knife, the animal's eyes shine. a subtle but fatal finish. The wooden bench's eyes shine. Sometimes, such perfection, it seems that move, dream that walk around. I don't know if they come to life ... an energy animal....