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Object Number:
37-22-196
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Stone
Description:
Used with pebbles to bring down, or scare away, birds. A continuous "weft" of raphia twist carried over and under alternate strings of a continuously looped "warp" of the same material.
Length:
8cm
Width:
8cm
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
59   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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