Tinder-box (length 6 ins) of turned bamboo, in two

Made:
Sarawak

Tinder-box (length 6 ins) of turned bamboo, in two parts, one fitting into the other; two portions originally held together by a string (now missing); exterior covered with split rattan cane, plaited, dyed dark brown; from Baram District, Sarawak, Borneo. East Indies.

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Category:
Firemaking
Object Number:
1937-682/680
credit:
Wilkinson Sword Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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