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tin of sing sing powder with lid
  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • tin of sing sing powder with lid, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • metal, paint, pigment
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 1 9/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3954.a,b

The small round tin and lid are a silver color, filled with bright red sing sing powder.