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Indigo Dye

Object Number:
37-22-63B
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Leaf
Description:
The plant [37-22-63A] from which the balls [37-22-63B] are prepared is called d3ale. Gara is the universal name for the dye in this part of Sierra Leone. See 37-22-61, 64, 65, etc.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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