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Object Number: 37-22-63B
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937


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.

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