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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
Length: 8cm
Width: 8cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number59 - Other Number

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.


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