From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-91
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Iron | Wood

Woodworkers tool. Used together with an axe or adze for the first rough shaping of the log or billet from which an implement, utensil, or figure, etc., is to be carved. The blades of this and the other tools were made by native blacksmiths. See 37-22-92, etc., 96, 97.

Length 69 cm
Width 4.6 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 143 - Collector Number

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