Snuff box

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Snuff box, small gourd shaped. Possibly a carved gourd lining, wrapped in hide with bands of unidentified skin adhered decoratively to the exterior. The lid fits over the neck.
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Media/Materials
Possibly a carved/thinned gourd lining, wrapped in hide [suggested goat or kid?], with bands of unidentified skin adhered decoratively.
Measurements
114 x 40 x 40mm (4 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16")
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Collection
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1972/118/30.1-2

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