Kongo (Sundi subgroup). <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, hide, hair, height: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); diameter: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.145a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.145a-b_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:Kongo (Sundi subgroup)

Medium: Wood, hide, hair

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); diameter: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H7, 6C

Accession Number: 22.145a-b

Image: CUR.22.145a-b_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark brown pear-shaped flask with truncated cover. Cord of hide drawn through two flaring hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. Small round button with groove centered on top. Horizontal rib at waist divides incised circular geometric decoration. CONDITION: Good.

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