Powder Box (Tutukipfula)
Arts of Africa
late 19th-early 20th centuries
height: 4 in. (10.2 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kamba Kongo. Powder Box (Tutukipfula), late 19th-early 20th centuries. Wood, fiber, height: 4 in. (10.2 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.150a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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Small pear-shaped flask with truncated cover. Round button on center of top. Knotted cord or rope drawn through two hollow cylinders following shape of body. One, face of cover and full body decorated with geometric designs of overlapping double lines and cross-hatching. CONDITION: Very good.
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