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Basket Lid

Object Number:
37-22-139B
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Tisana
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Oval. Twilled weave, black weft [sides]; for dye see 37-22-115. For reinforcement of [undyed] bottom of hamper and top of lid, cf. 37-22-136. Rim of hamper and of lid [oval] similarly reinforced. A second wrapped hoop encircles hamper near the rim; lid rests on this.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
276   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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