<em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, cotton string, 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (19 x 13 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.141. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.141_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Medium: Wood, cotton string

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (19 x 13 x 13 cm)


Accession Number: 22.141

Image: CUR.22.141_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large brownish-black pear-shaped flask on round pedestal. Knotted string drawn through two flaring hollow cylinders following shape of upper body. Incised geometric decoration consists of horizontal ribs around neck, waist, and foot; vertical ribs and angular carvings down either side; and double-outlined semicircles filled in with cross-hatching. Condition is good.

Brooklyn Museum