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Girdle

Object Number:
37-22-150
Current Location:
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Glass
Fiber
Description:
Band of netted beadwork of green, black, and coral-coloured glass beads in pairs end to end; the edges are stitched together to form a tube enclosing some soft material; the tip of each chevron is marked with a small triangle of white beads. This is the front half of the girdle; the back is a loosely plaited cord of strings of green and coral-coloured beads. See 37-22-69 (girl's costume).
Length:
91cm
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
117   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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