Kamba Kongo. <em>Powder Box (Tutukipfula)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, fiber, plastic beads, copper alloy, height: 5 in. (12.7 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.138. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.138_front_PS5.jpg)

Powder Box (Tutukipfula)

Artist:Kamba KongoKongo

Medium: Wood, fiber, plastic beads, copper alloy

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Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: height: 5 in. (12.7 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)

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Accession Number: 22.138

Image: CUR.22.138_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light brown oblong flask. Knotted rope, two blue faceted strung beads, and copper wire drawn through one hollow cylinder following shape of upper body. Empty cylinder on other side. Six bands of vertical lines incised on flask. CONDITION: Good.

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