Kunyi Kongo. <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, cotton, string, 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (12.1 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.152a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.152a-b_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:Kunyi Kongo

Medium: Wood, cotton, string

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (12.1 x 12.1 cm)


Accession Number: 22.152a-b

Image: CUR.22.152a-b_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light brown-colored pear-shaped flask with truncated cover. Knotted string drawn through two flaring hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. Round button with groove centered on top. Geometric decoration consists of overlapping double lines and raised cross-hatching. Surface shiny. Small hole on face. CONDITION: Good.

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