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Title

Receptacle for gunpowder

19th century-20th century


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


Other Title

Gunpowder container


Place where the work was made

Central Timor West Timor Indonesia


Cultural origin

Central area


Date

19th century-20th century


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