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kohl-stick / kohl-container

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Silver kohl-container a spherical body decorated with beaded wire, stamped motifs on a high foot. With an applicator stick on a chain.

  • Date

    • 1950s-2005
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.8 centimetres (kohl-container a)
    • Diameter: 0.8 centimetres (kohl-container a rim)
    • Diameter: 3.8 centimetres (kohl-container a base)
    • Weight: 30 grammes (kohl-container a)
    • Length: 8.2 centimetres (applicator stick b)
    • Length: 11.4 centimetres (applicator stick b chain)
    • Weight: 7 grammes (applicator stick b)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    This object is part of a large collection of items donated by Leila Ingrams in 2012 (2012,6030.1ff). Some were collected by her parents, Doreen and Harold Ingrams, between the 1920s-40s and others by Leila herself from the 1980s-2005 on the island of Zanzibar and in Hadramawt, Yemen.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number



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