Arts of Africa
Wood, accumulated materials, applied resinous areas
early 20th century
8 x 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (20.3 x 11.1 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Carved wooden rectangular paint box with cover. Ends curve inward. Raised button on lid. Two drilled holes in base and lid for rope attachment Box is covered with interlaced ribbon decoration, incised, deep brown patina. CONDITION: Worn, lid spring. Box split vertically in 2 places.
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Kuba. Cosmetic Box, early 20th century. Wood, accumulated materials, applied resinous areas, 8 x 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (20.3 x 11.1 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.883a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.883a-b_front_PS5.jpg)
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