Cylindrical bamboo tobacco box

Description
Section of a large bamboo stalk with a fitted wooden lid. Both parts have been coloured red. The lid has a small wire loop at its centre. The box has a plaited band around it, near where the lid fits. The band is connected to a rope handle, which has broken.
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Media/Materials
Bamboo body with fitted wooden lid and natural fibre handle.
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1972/129/38

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