Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bamboo container
  • Toradja peoples
  • bamboo container, early 1900s–1983
  • Where object was made: Celebes (present-day Sulawesi), Indonesia
  • bamboo, paint, incising, burning
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3659

The bamboo tube has a wide band of red vertical stripes and diamonds around the middle. There are two red tooth-like bands above and below that are separated by a burned band.