Of reed or grass stalks. Twined work [raphia string] with bands of twill weave in which the weft is of raphia. The raphia elements are dyed yellow, red-brown, black; see 37-22-115. Sleeping mat. Kolma= reed, grass; bakla= decorated.
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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