Used by women in collecting bait for the fishermen: cockles, small crabs, etc., on the shore at ebbtide. It is also used to hold small fish, for food, caught by the women with their special nets [37-22-178]. Jar-shaped. Wicker, cf. 37-22-174.
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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