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Object Number:
37-22-149
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Glass
Fiber
Description:
Triangular flap of netted beadwork [glass beads], green with two chevrons of coral colour following the contour of the flap. The girdle is a tube of the same kind of beadwork, composed of bands of green and coral colour. Worn by a little girl, great-granddaughter of Kawng Wo. See 37-22-69 [girl's costumn].
Length:
12cm
Width:
10.5cm
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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