From: Sierra Leone | Tisana

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-139A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bolom
Provenience Sierra Leone | Tisana
Locus Timdel Chiefdom
Section African
Materials Reed (plant) | Pigment
Technique Basketry

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.

Height 29.5 cm
Length 55 cm
Width 41 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 276 - Collector Number

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