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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
Length: 12cm
Width: 10.5cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937

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].


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