From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 37-22-145
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Leather | Fur

The neck [closed by a leather ring], bottom, and thong for suspension are of sheep [nawaggobe] skin; the body of the pouch is of flitambo [re, small antelope] skin, cured with the hair on. It is of northern origin, a Sudanese type.

Length 27 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 234 - Collector Number

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