Diameter: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.); Overall: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)
Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House 1929.320
Such stools were highly prized by their female owners. Sculpted by master artists with widespread reputations, they were often "signed" with a deeply cut mark on the base. This groove was then filled with red camwood as an expression of blessings and good wishes for the stool's owner.
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