Tobacco Box


From: Borneo | Sarawak

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P906
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Melanau
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak
Section Oceanian
Materials Bamboo | Wood | Peel | Shell | Plant Fiber

Carved bamboo. Bamboo tube with horizontal bands of burned designs. Designs are geometric and naturalistic. Rattan band below the lid, undecorated wooden lid with a string attached which has a shell disc and a black and yellow glass bead attached.

Height 30.7 cm
Outside Diameter 6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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