Basket Lid


From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-116B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Locus Shengge Chiefdom
Section African
Materials Wood | Fiber
Technique Basketry

Bowl-shaped, with lid. Coiled. Dyes: red-brown, yellow, black, green. See 37-22-115. The green is not native. For materials, see 37-22-114. Bala refers to the technique.

Outside Diameter 37 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 281 - Collector Number

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