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Tobacco Box

Object Number:P499A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Borneo
Length: 15.2 cm
Width: 4.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898


One of two small, cylindrical wooden boxes with lids identified by Furness in The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters as "a pair of wooden tobacco boxes, probably made by a Kelabit." Tunkin.. Tunkin. Tabacco inside. Engraved geometric patterns.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-lore.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 170View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] McDougall, William, and Hose, Charles. 1912. The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.. London. Macmillan and Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Vol. I, Plate 44, b (top, second from left)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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