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Title

Gunpowder container


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

A gunpowder container like this would usually be attached to a man’s bag. Made of a length of cotton with tapestry weave and twining, a long fringe ends in small glass beads and split cowrie shells.


Details


Place where the work was made

Timor


Cultural origin

Central area


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

dugong tooth, wooden neck and stopper, shell discs


Dimensions

45.0 x 4.0 x 3.0 cm


Credit

Christopher Worrall Wilson Bequest 2010


Location

Not on display


Accession number

554.2010