From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Bawngge
Curatorial Section: African
|Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Bawngge
|Wood | Fiber
Woven by Bia Hai. Men are the weavers. The red dye is from the seeds of the arnatto [kam], the black from the leaves of tshok. All cloths are woven in narrow strips, which are stitched together to form the finished kottha.
|Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
|252 - Collector Number
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