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Twol

Accession Number
1986/1.208

Title
Twol

Artist(s)
Kuba

Artist Nationality
Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style)

Object Creation Date
1900-1940

Medium & Support
carved redwood

Dimensions
1 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 6 3/16 in (3.5 cm x 5.7 cm x 15.7 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of an Anonymous Donor

Label copy
This red wood, when ground into a powder, is a cosmetic. For example, it is smeared on certain parts of the clothing in times of mourning. The wood is a prestigious object in itself.

Primary Object Classification
-

Collection Area
African

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