|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1931|
|Other Number:||19 - Other Number|
Carapace of a small tortoise, rear opening stopped with beeswax. Contains reddish powder (buchu) held in by stopper made from a titmouse's nest (penduline titmouse). This is used as a "powder puff", with which the women apply the cosmetic to their greased bodies.
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|Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1931. "A Bushman Collection". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 2. no. 4. pg. 130-131 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 129, pl. XI||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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